For a general history of the Town Hall, please see the Wikipedia article, linked above right.
- Town Hall official opening, timed to coincide with Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee.
- Francis Armstrong, at thirteen years of age, fell through the glass ceiling of the atrium while scapering aloft looking for birds' eggs.
- May 27 — Songs & Stories with Bernard Carney.
- Crash Into Hall: Boy Falls Through Ceiling, Daily News, June 9th 1949. In box 1, file 1 of the newspaper clippings in the Local History Collection.