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October 13th In NYC History

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On this date in...

1843...The Jewish organization B'nai B'rith is founded by German immigrants meeting at Sinsheimer's Cafe on Essex Street.

1970...Black militant Angela Davis is arrested at a Midtown motel on kidnapping and murder charges.

1974...Television legend Ed Sullivan dies in Manhattan at age 73.

1996...The Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 to clinch the American League pennant, before going on to capture their first World Series title in nearly two decades.

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