Siegfried and Roy to lead Steuben Day parade

By Editors

Originally published on July 18 2001 12:00 AM ET

According to the New York Post, bespangled magicians Siegfried and Roy have been chosen as grand marshals of this yearÂ’s Steuben Day parade in New York. Former grand marshals include Donald Trump and George Steinbrenner. The event will be held September 22 and honors Prussian-born Revolutionary War hero Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben. Von Steuben died a lifelong bachelor, and his estate was divided between two male aides.