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April 17th in New York history

πŸ“ On This Day πŸ“

112 years ago on April 17th, 1907

Ellis Island sets a daily record for most immigrants processed in one day at 11,747 people

68 years ago on April 17th, 1951

Mickey Mantle makes his major league debut

55 years ago on April 17th, 1964

Shea Stadium opens in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park

This year on April 17th

A man was taken into custody after attempting to enter St. Patrick's Cathedral with cans of gasoline


🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 96Β°F in 2002
Record Low: 27Β°F in 1875


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