|10/25/2010 - 10/27/2010||White/White/White||ESB Lighting|
|10/24/2010||Purple/Purple/White||Alzheimer's Association, 2010 Memory Walk|
|10/22/2010 - 10/23/2010||Red/Red/Red||Scholastic, 90th Anniversary Celebration and "Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life." Campaign|
|10/21/2010||Yellow/Yellow/Yellow||The Afterschool Alliance, Lights on Afterschool|
|10/12/2010 - 10/20/2010||White/White/White||ESB Lighting|
|10/08/2010 - 10/10/2010||Orange/Yellow/Red||Publicolor, 15th Anniversary of Publicolor Day|
|10/04/2010 - 10/07/2010||White/White/White||ESB Lighting|
|10/02/2010 - 10/03/2010||Pink/Pink/White||National Football League, A Crucial Catch for Breast Cancer Awareness|
|09/30/2010 - 10/01/2010||Pink/Pink/White||The Est�e Lauder Companies' Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign and Global Landmark Illumination Initiative|
via. Empire State Building : Official Internet Site.
Also, its history.
1932: The first light to shine atop the Empire State Building (November, 1932) was a searchlight beacon which told people for 50 miles that Franklin D. Roosevelt has been elected president of the United States.
1976: Colored lighting was first introduced by Douglas Leigh. The tower was lit in red, white and blue in celebration of the American Bicentennial.