NYC's first Official Subway Train

October 27, 1904

NYC's first Official Subway Train

On October 27, 1904, just after 2:30 p.m., the first Official Subway Train, run by Mayor McClellan, left City Hall Park for One Hundred and Forty-fifth Streets.

http://www.nycsubway.org/wiki/Our_Subway_Open:_150,000_Try_It_(1904)