[Worldkings] Top 50 Creative Minds in the World (P. 27) Kathy Ryan (USA): A talented photographer who creates excellent art publications for The New York Times magazine
(Worldkings.org) Kathy Ryan, the longtime director of photography at the New York Times Magazine, has been a pioneer of combining fine art photography and photojournalism in the pages of that publication.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day – June 6, 2023 – The 141st anniversary of New York inventor Henry W. Seeley patenting the electric iron (1882)
(Worldkings.org) Hand irons are devices used for garment pressing. Irons have been heated directly by gas flame, stove plate heat, or, in the case of the modern iron, by electricity. Henry W. Seely patented the electric flat iron in 1882.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - April 10, 2023 – The 70th anniversary of the first 3D color film, “House of Wax”, premiered in New York City
(Worldkings.org) "House of Wax" premiered in New York on April 10, 1953, making it the first 3D film with stereophonic sound to be presented in a regular theater and the first color 3D feature film from a major American studio.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day- March 23, 2023 – The 166th anniversary of Elisha Otis installing the first commercial elevator in New York City (1908)
(Worldkings.org) On March 23, 1857 the first Otis commercial passenger elevator was installed at 488 Broadway at Broome Street at the E.V. Haughwout Building. This technological breakthrough, along with developments in steel-frame construction, allowed buildings to grow ever taller.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - March 9, 2023 – 64th anniversary of Barbie doll making its debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York (1959)
(Worldkings.org) Barbie is a fashion doll, produced by the American company Mattel. The product was first displayed on March 9, 1959 at the American International Toy Fair in New York. Since then, the Barbie doll has become a best-selling toy in history.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - March 8, 2023 – The 206th Anniversary of the New York Stock Exchange establishment (1817)
(Worldkings.org) On March 8, 1817, a group of brokers moved out of a New York coffee house to form what would become the biggest stock exchange in the world.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - March 5, 2023 – The 170th anniversary of the Steinway & Sons piano company founded by Henry Steinway in New York City (1853)
(Worldkings.org) On March 5, 1853 – 170 years ago today – Steinway & Sons was founded in New York City by a German immigrant named Henry Steinway.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - March 2, 2023 - The 90th anniversary of the first King Kong movie premiered in New York (1933)
(Worldkings.org) Since its appearance for the first time in 1933, the King Kong character has appeared in numerous films, television shows, video games and books, becoming one of the most well-known American movie monsters worldwide.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - February 17, 2023 – The 110th Anniversary of the Armory Show, the International Exhibition of Modern Art opens in New York (1913)
(Worldkings.org) On Feb. 17, 1913, an art exhibition opened in New York City that shocked the US, changed people’s perception of beauty and had a profound effect on artists and collectors.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - February 12, 2023 – The 144th Anniversary of North America's first artificial ice rink opened at Madison Square Garden, New York (1879)
(Worldkings.org) On February 12,1879, the 1st 'artificial' ice rink in North America was opened at Madison Square Garden in New York City.