Press Release on Final 10 Moments | Timeline Of All 20 Defining Moments MADISON SQUARE GARDEN OPENS Madison Square Garden first opened its doors in 1879 on 26th Street and Madison Avenue. It had no roof, a seating capacity of 10,000 and held such events as horse shows, dog shows, flower shows, concerts and boxing […]
On May 19th, 1962, Marilyn Monroe made many jaws drop after her unforgettable birthday salute to President Kennedy. A monumental event for sure, but there were also numerous other memorable highlights from 1962.
Was there even electricity back in 1879? Take a look at some comparisons from when the original Madison Square Garden opened in 1879 to today. Be sure to catch an all-new episode of The Garden’s Defining Moments focusing on the opening of the original Madison Square Garden Thursday on MSG at 11:30 PM. -PRESIDENT- > Rutherford […]