Jersey Proud: Albert Einstein arrives in the US in 1933, chooses Princeton's Institute for Advance Study

A number of prestigious universities wanted him, but he chose Princeton's Institute for Advance Study.

News 12 Staff

Oct 18, 2022, 2:33 AM

Updated 542 days ago

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There was quite a buzz in New York Harbor on this day 89 years ago when a special passenger arrived.
Albert Einstein immigrated to the United States on Oct. 17, 1933. He fled Germany with options of where to go.
A number of prestigious universities wanted him, but he chose Princeton's Institute for Advance Study.


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