December 27, 1657 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

367 years ago on December 27th, 1657

A group of Dutch residents in modern-day Flushing, Queens petition the Director-General of New Netherland for an exemption to the ban on Quaker worship, setting in motion sentiments that would be echoed in America's Bill of Rights


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🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 63°F in 1949
Record Low: 6°F in 1872

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