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April 11th In NYC History

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On this date in...

1947...Jackie Robinson breaks baseball's color barrier when he makes his major league debut in an exhibition game between the Dodgers and the Yankees.

1970...Governor Nelson Rockefeller signs a law legalizing abortion in New York State.

Today's New Yorker birthdays include former Governor Hugh Carey, born in Brooklyn in 1919.

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