October 16th In NYC History
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1916...Margaret Sanger opens the first birth control clinic in Brooklyn.
1920...More than 30,000 World War I veterans march up Fifth Avenue demanding a soldiers' bonus.
1969...After seven seasons as baseball also-rans, a miracle comes true as the Amazin' Mets win the World Series with a 5-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.