Three Hundred and Sixty Five Years ago today, the city of New Amsterdam (later renamed the city of New York), is incorporated.
One Hundred and Forty Two Years ago today, the National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs was formed in New York, and America’s favourite past-time was cemented. (It replaced the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players that was formed in 1871 and ceased in 1875, which succeeded the National Association of Base Ball Players, which was founded in New York in 1857 and was the first organization governing American baseball.)
One Hundred and Five Years ago today saw the opening of Grand Central Terminal.
Wall Street New York is pretty much the centre of American Finance, and there are no supply chains without money to fund the people who run them.