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5 Fun Facts About August 30 In New York History

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1) In 1905, the New York City subway system officially opened to the public, revolutionizing transportation in the city.

2) On August 30, 1965, the Beatles played a historic concert at Shea Stadium, setting a record for the largest concert audience in history at the time.

3) The birthplace of Manhattan's famous Fulton Fish Market, which operated for over 180 years before moving to a new location in the Bronx in 2005, was officially established on August 30, 1822.

4) On August 30, 1850, Joseph Pulitzer, a Hungarian-born American journalist and newspaper publisher who established the Pulitzer Prizes, was born in Mako.

5) The opening ceremonies for the 1984 Summer Olympics were held on August 30 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, which hosted some of the most memorable moments of the games, including Carl Lewis' record-setting performance and Mary Lou Retton's perfect 10.
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