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May 23rd in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

174 years ago on May 23rd, 1845

The Municipal Police Act takes effect, establishing the NYPD

108 years ago on May 23rd, 1911

Opening ceremony for the main branch of the NY Public Library


⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

7 years ago
Parade of Ships for Fleet Week NYC and OpSail 2012

3 years ago
Evening Update for Monday, May 23, 2016

2019
AGBC News Episode 24: De Blasio Declares and Manhattanhenge Dawns


🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 94°F in 1964
Record Low: 43°F in 1963


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