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It Happened in Newark

It Happened In Newark

September 6 • Newark’s Whitney Houston wins an Emmy for her unforgettable performance at the Grammys (1986) 7 • Disco diva Gloria Gaynor is born (1949) 13 • Newark’s Sarah Vaughn wins an Emmy for her groundbreaking PBS Gershwin special ...

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All images courtesy of Upper Case Editorial Services The insurance industry has left an indelible mark on Newark’s landscape. The first company opened its doors in the city in 1804, when the Newark Banking & Insurance Co. began operating out ...

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It Happened in Newark – Spring 2014

June 3 • Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg is born on this day (1926) 5 • Branch Brook Park, redesigned in 1900 by Frederick Law Olmstead, is placed on the Register of Historic Places (1980) 6 • FOX TV personality Judge ...

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It Happened in Newark – Winter 2014

MARCH 2 • Newark’s Whitney Houston wins a Grammy for “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” (1985) 6 •  NBA Star Shaquille O’Neal is born (1972) 8 • Ball Four author Jim Bouton is born (1939) 11 • An epic blizzard ...

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