September 21, 2015 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

8 years ago on September 21st, 2015

A Bronx Legionnaires' disease outbreak kills 10 and sickens over 100

The outbreak lasted from January to September 2015 and was caused by dirty cooling towers at multiple Bronx buildings. In response, the city now requires building owners to register, maintain, and disinfect cooling towers according to Department of Health standards.


More events from September 21st in New York History

⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

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AGBC News Episode 42: De Blasio Drops Out and Christmas in September

🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 95°F in 1895
Record Low: 40°F in 1871

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