March 22nd In NYC History
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1765...New Yorkers protest the passage of the British Stamp Act, which levies a tax on most ordinary items. The act is repealed the next year.
1992...27 people are killed when a U.S. Air jet crashes on takeoff from LaGuardia Airport.
Today's New Yorker birthdays include Broadway composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim, born in 1930.