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May 11th In NYC History

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1647...Peter Stuyvesant becomes governor of New Amsterdam – and the colony's last Dutch leader. He surrenders to the British 17 years later.

1977...A federal judge overturns the ban on Concorde flights to Kennedy Airport, over the objections of Queens residents who had protested against the jet's supersonic roar. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP