September 8, 1980 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

44 years ago on September 8th, 1980

Eastern Air Flight 161 from NYC to Florida is hijacked and taken to Cuba

The hijacker was never captured and is still on the FBI's Most Wanted list for aircraft piracy.


⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

12 years ago
Saturday, September 8th: Block Fair in the East Village

8 years ago
Planned Flyover: Four F-16 Fighting Falcons to Perform "Missing Man" Formation Above NYC

🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 97°F in 2015
Record Low: 52°F in 1871

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