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On This Day In Buffalo

Wednesday, April 17

Village of Lewiston incorporated, 1822

Thalian Society holds first known theatrical performance in Buffalo, 1814

Church of the Ascension is dedicated, 1873

NY State Legislature lends $5,000 to Erie County to erect a new courthouse, 1817

Lafayette Square, 415 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA

Thursday, April 18

Expo Food Hall opens, 2016

617 Main St.

Chamber of Commerce building opens, 1907

Main & Seneca

Town of Erie changes its name to Newstead, NY, 1831

Donald J. Trump attends rally, 2016

Friday, April 19

Kittinger Company incorporated, 1917

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus incorporated, 1990

New Temple Beth Zion dedicated, 1967

805 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209, USA

Buffalo resident Capt. W.W. Bush, first man to enlist for Civil War, dies, 1887

Saturday, April 20

Buffalo incorporated as city, 1832

Erie grain elevator destroyed by fire, 1867

Town of Lancaster established, 1833

Buffalo & East Aurora Electric Railroad incorporated, 1892

Sunday, April 21

Broadway National Bank opens, 1919

1067 Broadway, Buffalo, NY 14212, USA

Buffalo's Marse Joe McCarthy born, 1887

Buffalo called "Cradle of Aircraft" gets huge air show (1929), 1928

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