Monday, November 08, 2010

Today -100: November 8, 1910: Happy Dough Day!

Yesterday was the day before election day, the day traditionally known in Tammany as “Dough Day,” when all the money is distributed to district leaders (although Boss Murphy, who has delusions of respectability, likes to call it Paraphernalia Day).

A Wright Brothers’ plane carried some silk for a dry goods company – the first ever commercial air flight.

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