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May 7th In NYC History

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1789...The first inaugural ball is held in Manhattan for President and Mrs. George Washington.

1851...Swedish soprano Jenny Lind begins her final New York engagement with a concert at Castle Garden in Battery Park. The singer is wildly popular with American audiences, who still look to Europe for high-brow culture. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP