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On This Day In Buffalo

Monday, May 29

First commencement of the University of Buffalo Law School, 1889

Lackawanna, NY chartered as a city, 1909

East High School dedicated, 1928

820 Northampton St, Buffalo, NY 14211, USA

Housewives blockade Lester Street, 1958

Lester Street, Lester St, Buffalo, NY 14210, USA

Tuesday, May 30

Teens riot aboard the S.S. Canadiana, 1956

S.S. Canadiana launches, 1910

Jesse Clipper Square dedicated, 1935

Vice President George H.W. Bush gives speech, 1981

Wednesday, May 31

Albright Art Gallery dedicated, 1905

Newspaper publisher Andrew Smitherman flees the Tulsa Massacre, 1921

Thursday, June 1

Judge Samuel Wilkeson born, 1781

Carlisle, PA

Niagara Frontier Transit established, 1950

Taking over the bankrupt International Railway Corporation

Fenian Raid (Battle of Ridgeway) begins, 1866

Fort Erie, ON, Canada

Cornerstone laid for South Park High School, 1914

South Park High School, 150 Southside Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14220, USA

Friday, June 2

Grover Cleveland & Frances Folsom wedding, 1886

The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500, United States

Lloyd Products, Inc., operators of Where's Lloyd food trucks, incorporated, 2010

County Executive Marx Poloncarz signs executive order committing Erie County to the Paris Climate Agreement, 2017

Brush Electric Light Co. incorporated, 1881

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