Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, October 10

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, October 10

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1954 After 16 months of restrictions, the vital Boulevard of the Allies was fully reopened to traffic.

1981 The eight-block area between the Monongahela River and the Boulevard of the Allies (from Grant to Stanwix Streets) was proposed to become Firstside.

2009 Roger Brockenbrough of Mt. Lebanon won the 75-79 age group in the Ironman Triathlon in Hawaii, grabbing the World Triple Crown in his sport.

Some items are from Stefan Lorant's "Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City" (digital.library.pitt.edu/chronology).

- Compiled by Rick Nowlin

Today's birthdays: Former Illinois Sen. Adlai Stevenson III, 86. Actor Peter Coyote, 75. Entertainer Ben Vereen, 70. Singer John Prine, 70. Actor Charles Dance, 70. Author Nora Roberts (aka "J. …

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