Brendan Thomas Byrne (born April 1, 1924) was the Democraticgovernor of the U.S. state of New Jersey from 1974 to 1982. April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... This is a list of governors of New Jersey. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... State nickname: The Garden State Other U.S. States Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Governor Richard Codey (D) Official languages None defined Area 22,608 kmÂ² (47th) - Land 19,231 kmÂ² - Water 3,378 kmÂ² (14. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...
William Thomas Cahill (June 25, 1912–July 1, 1996) was an American politician who was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey from 1959 to 1970 and the Governor of New Jersey from 1970 to 1974. ... This is a list of governors of New Jersey. ... Thomas Kean Thomas Howard Kean (born April 21, 1935 in New York City) was the Republican Governor of New Jersey from 1982 to 1990. ...
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In 1976 the state legalized casino gambling and in 1978 the first casino opened in Atlantic City.
The Meadowlands Sports Complex opened in 1976 and grew to include Giants Stadium (1977), home of the New York Giants and New York Jets professional football teams, and BrendanByrne Arena (1981), which hosts professional hockey, basketball, and special events.
New Jersey was hard hit by recession in the early 1990s and the state suffered from overdevelopment, but increasing economic diversity had fueled a recovery by the decade's end.
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