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January 5th In NYC History

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1818...The sailing ship James Monroe sets off from New York for Liverpool at exactly 10 a.m., marking the beginning of international shipping run on a set schedule – a revolutionary idea in its day.

1957...Jackie Robinson, who integrated the Major Leagues in 1947, announces his retirement from baseball just weeks after the Dodgers trade him to the rival Giants. ClientIP:,, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP