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On this day…in 1885

On this day in 1885, the dismantled Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of America,...

On this day…in 1935

In New York City, two recovering alcoholics, one a New York broker and the other an Ohio physician, found Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.), a 12-step...

On this day…in 1916

Emma Goldman, a crusader for women's rights and social justice, is arrested in New York City for lecturing and distributing materials about birth control. She...

On this day…in 1994

On this day in 1994, the television sitcom Friends, about six young adults living in New York City, debuts on NBC. The show, which...

On this day…in 1664

Dutch Governor Peter Stuyvesant surrenders New Amsterdam, the capital of New Netherland, to an English naval squadron under Colonel Richard Nicolls. Stuyvesant had hoped...

Man steals $210,000 from parking meters

A man has been jailed for stealing more than $210,000 from parking machines across New York - entirely in loose change. James Bagarozzo, who is...

Man fakes kidnapping to avoid girlfriend

A Brooklyn man looks set for a lengthy spell in the dog house after faking his own kidnapping to avoid the wrath of his...

Meet Luna – Buffalo Zoo’s latest resident

A three-month-old polar bear cub weighing in at 23lbs has made her debut at the Buffalo Zoo in New York state. The zoo unveiled the...

Leo and the topless swimmer

Leonardo DiCaprio swims and splashes his way towards a topless girl. The actor and his Hollywood pal Jonah Hill surrounded the racy brunette as she...

On this day…in 1979

To the New York City Police Department and Medical Examiner's Office, he was John Simon Ritchie, a 22-year-old Englishman under indictment for murder but...

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