2013- The first phase of the Marmaray Tunnel opens
This Day in History
1965- The Gateway Arch is completed.
1854- A passenger train and a 15-car grave train collide in Ontario, Canada, killing 52 and injuring 48.
1825- The Erie Canal opens between the Hudson River & Lake Erie/
2014- The Peak Walk, the world's first suspension bridge to connect two mountain peaks, opens in Switzerland.
1998- The J.L. Hudson Building in Detroit, Michigan, is demolished in a controlled demolition.
1824- The 1st steam locomotive is introduced.
1964- the SR-71 Blackbird takes its first flight.
1936- Kermit Moore is killed by a falling piece of equipment while working on the Brooklyn Bridge.
1973- After 16 years of construction, the Sydney Opera House opens for the first time.