April 1, 1789 in New York history

πŸ“ On This Day πŸ“

235 years ago on April 1st, 1789

The First U.S. Congress meets at Federal Hall in Lower Manhattan

It appoints Frederick Muhlenberg as the first Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.


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🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 83Β°F in 1917
Record Low: 12Β°F in 1923

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