Milestones

Timeline

September milestones

Leading off September’s timeline, Paris Las Vegas hotel-casino opens on the Strip, lending Viva Las Vegas! a Vive la France! vibe with a half-scale, 540-foot replica of the Eiffel Tower. Oooh-La-Las Vegas!

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You Say It's Your Birthday!

September celebrity celebrations

SLIDESHOW: Join us in raising a glass to the celebrities and entertainers who have made their mark on Las Vegas, from Johnny Mathis to Lil’ Wayne and everyone in between.

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Sports Rewind

Sports Rewind

HOOPS AND HOLLERIN’: NBA All-Star Game in Vegas was a rollicking party, Feb. 18, 2007

Twelve years ago this month, the 56th annual NBA All-Star Game roared into town, triggering a mega-wild weekend highlighted by a citywide party, a globally-viewed game and the NBA’s immersion in the Las Vegas community through numerous charitable endeavors.

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Sports Rewind

MEAD FOR SPEED: Donald Campbell breaks his own water-speed record on Lake Mead, Nov. 16, 1955

Think of him as the ultimate do-it-yourself-er: There’s no one else’s record to break? Then just break your own. And so British land/water speed racer …

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