April 25, 1901 in New York history

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119 years ago on April 25th, 1901

New York becomes the first state to require license plates

The new law required the driver's initials to be somewhere on the back of the vehicle in letters at least three inches tall. By May 1903, the state would begin assigning numbers to identify each car.


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🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 91°F in 1915
Record Low: 29°F in 1919


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