History Schmistory: February 1. “It certainly is grand… And quite central.”

1913: Grand Central Terminal (also known as Grand Central Station) opens in New York City as the largest train station in the world, with its cavernous concourse measuring 275 ft long, 120 ft wide and 125 ft high. These days around 43,200,000 human ft stroll through it annually, making it one of the top ten tourist attractions in the world.