This Day in History

The New York World’s Fair opened its gates on April 30, 1939, under the theme “The World of Tomorrow.” This grand exposition showcased innovations that promised a future shaped by science and technology, offering millions of visitors a glimpse into a world transformed by the potential of television, robotics, and other marvels. The fair’s optimistic vision stood as a beacon of hope and imagination amid the turbulent backdrop of the looming Second World War, celebrating human ingenuity and the belief in progress.