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November 13th In NYC History

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In 1677...Stephen Van Cortland is elected the first native-born mayor of New York. Today he is best remembered as the namesake of a park in the Bronx.

In 1992...Brooklyn's own Riddick Bowe wins the world heavyweight crown, defeating Evander Holyfield in Las Vegas.

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