On this Day in History in 1857: Elisha Otis installs his 1st elevator at 488 Broadway in New York City.
On this Day in History in 1830: New York Stock Exchange slowest day ever (31 shares traded).
On this Day in History in 1822: Charles Graham of NY granted first US patent for artificial teeth.
Fun Fact of the Day: All of the Peking (Pekin) ducks in the U.S. are descended from 9 ducks imported to Long Island, New York in 1873. (also called Long Island duckling)