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On December 15 of 1950
The first section of the Port Authority Bus Terminal opens, serving as the principal gateway in Manhattan for bus traffic to and from New Jersey
On December 14 of 1780
Alexander Hamilton, then an aide to General George Washington, and Elizabeth Schuyler, the daughter of General Philip Schuyler and Catherine van Rensselaer Schuyler, are married at the Schuyler mansion in Albany. The wedding guests include Elizabeth's aunt Gertrude and her husband Dr. John Cochran, whom Elizabeth had stayed with in Morristown during the winter of 1779-80 and where Hamilton had first courted Elizabeth while they resided at the home of Dr. Jabez Campfield, Washington’s personal physician, as Hamilton was stationed at nearby Jockey Hollow with the Continental Army.
On December 13 of 1776
During the retreat of the Continental Army after its defeats by the British in New York and northern New Jersey, Continental General Charles Lee leaves his main body of soldiers and is captured by British cavalry at a tavern in Basking Ridge. Two years later, he is exchanged for a British general who was held prisoner, restored to a command, but court-martialed for insubordination in failing to obey Washington's orders to attack the British at the Battle of Monmouth on June 28, 1778.
Jon Stewart "I'm from New Jersey..." introduction for Bruce Springsteen at 2014 Kennedy Center Honors
Poster promoting Atlantic City in 1920s
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Four horse-drawn fire engines gallop on snow-covered street to fire in Newark in 1896 film shot by Thomas Edison Inc.
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