September 24th In NYC History
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1869...In what becomes known as "Black Friday," fortunes are lost on Wall Street as investors panic after financiers Jay Gould and James Fisk attempt to corner the gold market.
1957...City residents say farewell to "dem bums from Brooklyn" as the Brooklyn Dodgers play their last game at Ebbets Field, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0, before moving to Los Angeles.