May 13, 1945 in New York history

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75 years ago on May 13th, 1945

A truck carrying unauthorized chemicals catches fire and blocks traffic in the Holland Tunnel, killing one and injuring 66

The damage required hundreds of feet of surfaces to be repaired, which took place during overnight closures, with repair work only ending August 1949.


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🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 89Β°F in 1956
Record Low: 39Β°F in 1895


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