January 19th In NYC History
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1776...As the American Revolution rages on, the New Jersey Militia crosses into Queens to disarm and arrest British loyalists in Newtown.
1972...Former Yankee catcher and soon-to-be Met manager Yogi Berra is voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
1994...New Yorkers brave a record-breaking deep freeze, as the thermometer dips to -2 degrees.