Wednesday, April 30, 2014

1939 New York World's Fair Opens -- April 30, 2014

75 years ago, on 30-April-1939, the New York World's Fair opened in Flushing Meadows.  The theme of the fair was "Dawn of a New Day."  The Trylon and the Perisphere were symbols of the fair.  The Perisphere contained a model city of the future.  The opening ceremony, including President Franklin D Roosevelt's speech, was televised. 

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