August 20, 1969 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

51 years ago on August 20th, 1969

A bomb explodes on the 8th floor of the Marine Midland building in the Financial District, injuring about 20 night-shift workers

This was one of eight bombings in 1969 by Sam Melville, a political terrorist.


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Record High: 97°F in 1955
Record Low: 55°F in 1949


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