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April 9th In NYC History

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1691...New York's first elected assembly meets in a tavern on Pearl Street. The meeting marks the start of representative government in the city.

1813...New York legalizes marriage between slaves.

1947...Brooklyn Dodger manager Leo Durocher is suspended from baseball for associating with gamblers.

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