Imagine paying just 50 cents for tolls in New York? This is what the price was when the Lincoln Tunnel first opened on December 22, 1937. The This Day in History video: December 22nd, explains other events that occurred on this seemingly average day. As the video tells, December 22nd, marks the day when the first gorilla, Colo, was born in captivity. Along with these two events, December 22nd, is also the day when comedian Lenny Bruce appealed his obscenity charges. Sadly, Bruce died before ever having his chance of appeal. Watch this video to learn more of the events that occurred on December 22nd.