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On September 23 of 1949
Bruce Springsteen, first child of Adele and Douglas Springsteen, is born at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch
On September 22 of 1956
US Postal Service issues stamp commemorating 200th anniversary of completion in 1756 of Nassau Hall at then College of New Jersey (now Princeton), at the time largest stone building in the colonies
On September 21 of 1927
New Jersey Governor A. Harry Moore and New York Governor Al Smith join in groundbreaking ceremony for construction of a bridge across the Hudson River which later would be named the George Washington Bridge
On September 20 of 1881
Chester A. Arthur, after being sworn in as president at his apartment in New York City upon being notified of the death on the night before of President James A. Garfield, stops in Elberon to pay his respects to Garfield's widow and family on his way to Washington.
On September 19 of 1881
James A. Garfield, the 20th President of the United States, dies in Elberon at the age of 49 after being shot on July 2 by disappointed job-seeker Charles J. Guiteau at the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station in Washington, DC. Garfield had been taken by train on September 6 from Washington to a beachfront home in Elberon in an effort to aid his recovery.
On September 18 of 2001
Letters tainted with anthrax bearing Trenton postmarks on this date, but believed to have been mailed from Princeton, are sent to: ABC News, CBS News, NBC News and the New York Post in New York City and to the National Enquirer in Boca Raton, Florida. Subsequent tainted letters also bearing Trenton postmarks dated October 9 are addressed to two Democratic Senators, Tom Daschle of South Dakota and Patrick Leahy of Vermont. At least 22 people developed anthrax infections, with five deaths attributed to inhalation of the poison. Investigations fail to conclusively identify the perpetrator, although the FBI identified Bruce Ivins, an Anthrax researcher employed at Army labs in Maryland, as the principal suspect, with Ivins committing suicide in 2008.
"I am from New Jersey" introduction by Jon Stewart for Bruce Springsteen at 2009 Kennedy Center Honors
Poster promoting Atlantic City in 1920s
"The Prudential has the strength of Gibraltar" ad in 1909
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