||George C. Tilyou dies.
||Nathan Handwerker opens Nathan's Hot Dogs at Coney Island.
||Frederic Thompson dies.
||The Wonder Wheel, a 150 foot tall ferris wheel, opens at Coney Island.
A subway line running from Manhattan to Coney Island is completed.
||The Riegelmann Boardwalk is built.
||The Cyclone roller coaster begins operation.
||The Parachute Tower is moved from the 1939 World's Fair to Steeplecase Park.
||Luna Park closes.
||Astroland USA opens at Coney Island. The amusement park is still in business today.
||Steeplechase Park closes
||Dick Zigun organizes Coney Island USA.|
||Coney Island holds the first annual Mermaid Parade on Riegelmann Boardwalk.
||Coney Island USA opens Sideshows by the Seashore, now reportedly the only "10-in-1" sideshow operating in North America.|