On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1869

Historical Events

Historic Event

Construction begins on the Grand Central Depot for Cornelius Vanderbilt's New York and Harlem Railroad (later replaced by Grand Central Station)

Business Magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt
Business Magnate
Cornelius Vanderbilt
1869 Highlights

About September 1, 1869

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo