Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, April 3

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, April 3

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1891 Pittsburgh City Council adopted an ordinance authorizing erection of Carnegie Library on a 19-acre tract acquired from Mary Schenley.

1894 The vanguard of the army of 300,000 unemployed men led by Ohio businessman Jacob Coxey, known as General Coxey, reached Pittsburgh en route to demonstrate in Washington, D.C.

1905 On a Schenley Park site provided by the city, ground was broken for the first group of buildings for the Carnegie Technical Schools.

1989 Five hundred Grateful Dead rock fans clash with police outside the Civic Arena after a performance.

2006 Marshall Goldberg, an All-American at the University of Pittsburgh on the 1936 team that won the Rose Bowl and the 1937 team that won the National Collegiate Championship, dies. …

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