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1914...It's an early form of teleconferencing, as employees at Manhattan's Wanamakers department store use Marconi's wireless telephone to talk to staffers at their store in Philadelphia.
1965...Manhattan Congressman John Lindsay announces he will run for mayor. Six months later he defeats Democrat Abe Beame and Conservative William Buckley, and goes on to serve two terms in the city's top post.