1956 – Former Vice
President and Senator Alben Barkley
dies during a speech in Virginia. He collapses after proclaiming "I would
rather be a servant in the house of the lord than sit in the seats
of the mighty."
1967 – The Aldene
Connection opened in Roselle Park, NJ, shutting down the CNJ's
Jersey City waterfront terminal and transferring commuters to
Newark Penn Station.