June 15th in New York history

πŸ“ On This Day πŸ“

122 years ago on June 15th, 1897

A fire sweeps through Ellis Island's wood buildings

115 years ago on June 15th, 1904

PS General Slocum catches fire and sinks in the East River

96 years ago on June 15th, 1923

Lou Gehrig makes his major league debut as a pinch hitter for the New York Yankees

🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 96Β°F in 1994
Record Low: 48Β°F in 1933

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