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On This Day In Buffalo

Thursday, May 16

St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church dedicated, 1886

Emslie Street, Buffalo, NY, United States

Paul Whiteman Orchestra performs in Buffalo, 1924

Broadway Auditorium

First Presbyterian Church dedicated, 1897

Symphony Circle

Friday, May 17

Universalist Church cornerstone laid, 1832

Main St.?

Niagara Gazette publishes first issue, 1858

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports finding chromosomal damage in Love Canal residents, 1980

Niagara Falls, NY, USA

Dutch Elm disease first spotted in Buffalo, 1952

Saturday, May 18

Riverside Men's Shop demolished, 2011

Tonawanda and Ontario Streets

Seymour Knox I dies, 1915

Screenwriter Diane English born, 1948

Construction begins on Metro Rail, 1979

Sunday, May 19

Ground Broken for Main St. Horsecar Line, 1860

Phased reopening of WNY after COVID-19 lockdown begins, 2020

Hamburg area reports 2.3 magnitude earthquake, 2020

Broadway Auditorium dedicated, 1913

201 Broadway, Buffalo, NY 14204, USA

Monday, May 20

Treaty of Buffalo Creek signed, 1842

Expanded Buffalo Historical Society building dedicated, 1929

1 Museum Ct, Buffalo, NY 14216, USA

Mayor William G. Fargo born, 1818

Pompey, NY 13084, USA

Town of Eden established, 1812

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