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May 30th in New York history

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136 years ago on May 30th, 1883

Memorial Day visitors overcrowd a Brooklyn Bridge stairway and cause a stampede that kills 12 people and injures dozens more

🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 97°F in 1987
Record Low: 42°F in 1884

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