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March 20 in New York History


📝 On This Day 📝

Monday, March 20, 2017 — 2 years ago

Timothy Caughman is stabbed with a sword and killed on 36th Street in Hell's Kitchen by a white man from Baltimore who had traveled to Manhattan planning to kill black men. In a video confession, the killer proclaimed his racist and white supremacist beliefs and said he had planned to go on a killing spree. The attacker surrendered to police before carrying out attacks he had planned for Times Square. He admitted to stalking couples in Central Park before carrying out his attack on a 66-year-old man collecting cans for recycling.


⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

2019
New Yorkers Still Want Amazon and are OK with Tax Incentives


🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 83°F in 1945
Record Low: 11°F in 1885


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