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On December 16 of 1970
The first New Jersey Lottery ticket is sold to Governor William T. Cahill as weekly 50-cent game tickets go on sale at 2,000 locations throughout the state. New Jersey became the third state to begin lottery sales, behind New Hampshire and New York.
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; Hamilton had first courted Elizabeth while she was staying with her aunt and uncle in Morristown in the previous winter of 1779-80 while they resided at the home of Dr. Jabez Campfield, Washington’s personal physician, during the time Hamilton was stationed at nearby Jockey Hollow with the Continental Army.
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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