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On This Day In Buffalo

Saturday, September 30

Buffalo Historical Society building dedicated, 1902

1 Museum Court

Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls born, 1964

Love Canal removed from Superfund National Priorities List, 2004

Niagara Falls, NY, USA

Community Foundation established, 1919

Sunday, October 1

Wollenberg Elevator destroyed by fire, 2006

Koons St.

Buffalo Engine #4, Fillmore Engine #3 & Jefferson Engine #12 riot, 1854

Mohawk St.

Master Brewers Association of the US holds convention in Buffalo, 1916

German-American Hall

Waiter Christopher Webb illegally apprehended by slavecatchers from Kentucky, 1847

Gothic Hall, 189 Main Street, Buffalo, NY

Monday, October 2

Elmwood Music Hall demolished, 1938

Elmwood & Virginia

Cornerstone laid for Blessed Sacrament chapel, 1887

Presidential candidate Grover Cleveland campaigns in Buffalo, 1884

President Franklin D. Roosevelt visits Buffalo, 1933

Tuesday, October 3

Colored citizens meet in opposition to the Fugitive Slave Act, 1850

Clinton Hall

Robert F. Kennedy gives speech, 1964

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA

President Bill Clinton gives speech, 1996

Nebraska Day at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901

Wednesday, October 4

Temple Beth Zion destroyed by fire, 1961

599 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202, USA

Justice Robert H. Jackson speaks at UB, 1946

University at Buffalo - South Campus

Jane Fonda & Tom Hayden visit Buffalo, 1979

Love Canal rally, Buffalo City Hall

Photographer Milton Rogovin refuses to answer questions at Buffalo HUAC hearing, 1957

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