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On This Day In Buffalo

Saturday, June 15

100,000th telephone installed in Buffalo, 1925

Final inspection of troops at Fort Porter, 1926

Front Park

Tifft House hotel opens, 1865

465 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA

Nik Wallenda crosses Niagara Falls on tightrope, 2012

Sunday, June 16

Buffalo City Planning Association incorporated, 1920

Industrialist Spencer Kellogg born, 1851

Galway, NY 12074, USA

Scientist Marie Curie visits Buffalo, 1921

Fire breaks out in tower of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 1923

St. Stanislaus B&M Roman Catholic Church, 389 Peckham St, Buffalo, NY 14206, USA

Monday, June 17

Sen. Robert F. Kennedy visits Buffalo, 1965

Buffalo Cooperative Economic Society opens grocery store, 1939

323 Jefferson Ave, Buffalo, NY 14204, USA

James L. Crane Branch Library opens, 1955

Crane Branch Library, 633 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA

Bunker Hill Day at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901

Tuesday, June 18

Buffalo Burmese Center incorporated, 2014

War of 1812 officially declared, 1812

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. addresses Sunday School & Baptist Training Union convention, 1960

Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, NY

Filipino girl born at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901

Philippine Village exhibit at the Midway

Wednesday, June 19

U.S. Post Office cornerstone laid, 1897

S. Division St.

Elbert Hubbard born, 1856

Bloomington, IL

Our Lady of Victory Shrine announced, 1921

Lackawanna, NY

Village of Buffalo trustees formally drop Ellicott's original Dutch street names, 1826

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