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Pennsylvania woman celebrates 106th birthday


WILKES BARRE, Pa. (WFLA/CNN) — It was a sweet 106th birthday for a Pennsylvania woman Sunday.

Ruth Heiser’s family and friends celebrated with food and cake at Royal House Buffet near Wilkes-Barre.

Aside from the birth of Ruth, some other landmark things happened in the United States 106 years ago:

New York City’s Grand Central Terminal reopened as the world’s largest train station.

The 16th amendment was added to the US Constitution and Woodrow Wilson became president.


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