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The New York World was a newspaper published in New York from 1860 until 1931. State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ...

The newspaper was unsuccessful until it was purchased by Joseph Pulitzer in 1883. Nellie Bly, a journalist on the title became the first investigative journalist, often working undercover. As a publicity stunt for the paper inspired by Around the World in Eighty Days, she travelled around the planet in 72 days. Joseph Pulitzer Joseph Pulitzer (April 10, 1847 – October 29, 1911), was a Hungarian-born American journalist. ... 1883 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Nellie Bly Elizabeth Jane Cochran (May 5, 1864 - January 27, 1922), born in Cochrans Mills, Pennsylvania, and called Pink. (Her nickname alluded to a bright pink dress in which she was christened. ... A journalist is a person who practices journalism, the gathering and dissemination of information about current events, trends, issues and people. ... Investigative journalism is a branch of journalism that usually concentrates on a very specific topic, and typically requires a lot of work to yield results. ... Around the World in Eighty Days book cover Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingt jours) is a classic adventure novel by Jules Verne, first published in 1872. ...

In 1896, the newspaper became the first to launch a color supplement. It then joined a circulation battle with the New York Journal. 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The New York Journal American was a newspaper purchased by William Randolph Hearst in 1895 (at the time called the New York Morning Journal, then the New York Journal). ...

In 1911, Joseph Pulitzer died, passing control of the title to his son. The paper published the first crossword puzzle in 1913, but declined in popularity until it merged with the Evening Telegram in 1931 as the New York World-Telegram. 1911 was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Crossword Puzzle was the second to last album made by The Partridge Family, and was not one of the most popular albums. ... Link title1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... The New York World-Telegram was formed by the 1931 sale of the New York World by the heirs of Joseph Pulitzer to Scripps Howard, owners since 1927 of the Evening Telegram. ...

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New York World - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (222 words)
The New York World was a newspaper published in New York from 1860 until 1931.
In 1890 the newspaper built the New York World Building, the tallest office building in the world at the time.
The belief that the World Series of baseball is also named after the newspaper, however, is refuted by baseball researcher Doug Pappas.
1939 New York World's Fair - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (964 words)
The 1939 New York World's Fair, located on the current site of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (also the location of the 1964 New York World's Fair), was one of the largest world's fairs of all time.
Not long after, these men formed the New York World's Fair Corporation, whose office was placed on one of the higher floors in the Empire State Building.
World's Fair (now Willets Point-Shea Stadium) station on the IRT Flushing Line was rebuilt to handle fair traffic on the IRT and BMT.
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