AGBC News Episode 62: The Statue of Liberty Reopens and the Stonewall Anniversary
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- 93 years ago on June 26, 1927 — The Coney Island Cyclone wooden roller coaster opens to the public
51 years ago on June 28, 1969 — Tensions between police and the gay community boil over into a revolt during an overnight raid on the Stonewall Inn
37 years ago on June 28, 1983 — Eight men are arrested in a $1.5 million gold heist
3 years ago on June 30, 2017 — A doctor opens fire at Bronx-Lebanon hospital, killing one and wounding six
21 years ago on July 1, 1999 — Area code 646 launches in Manhattan to supplement 212 and 917 numbers
4 years ago on July 3, 2016 — A tourist steps on an explosive device in Central Park — If you have any information or photos from that day, contact NYPD CrimeStoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (1-800-577-8477), via text message at CRIMES (274637), or via online form.
3 years ago — Would $123 Convince You to Bike to Work? — Wednesday, June 28
8 years ago — The NYPD's Newest Helicopter Focuses on Spotting Terrorism — Friday, June 29
8 years ago — Occupy Wall Street - June 28th, 6PM — Friday, June 29
9 years ago — Blimp Race on the Hudson — Monday, July 4
1 year ago — A Great Big City Will No Longer Publish to Facebook — Friday, July 5
9 years ago — Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus detected in New York City — Thursday, July 7
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Park of the day
- Mullaly Park — 1015 RIVER AVENUE, the Bronx — 15 acre park in West Concourse, Bronx, named for newspaperman John Mullaly, who also helped found the New York Park Association in 1881.
Today's fact about New York
Here's something you may not have known about New York:
The extreme highs and lows for this week in weather history:
Record High: 103°F on July 3, 1966
Record Low: 52°F on June 29, 1888
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