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April 6th In NYC History

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1712... Nine whites are killed in the city's first slave uprising, and six slaves perish when British soldiers put down the revolt. The attacks put the city on edge for weeks.

1845...A group of German immigrants meets in a house on the Lower East Side to form the city's first reform Jewish congregation. Today the congregation is housed in the Upper East Side's Temple Emmanuel – the largest synagogue in the world.

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