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May 15th In NYC History

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1812...The new City Hall building on Lower Manhattan's Park Row is dedicated. It replaces the old Federal Hall on Wall Street as the seat of city government.

1918...Daily airmail service begins between Washington and New York. But the service gets off to an inauspicious start, as the inaugural flight gets lost and its shipment of mail is later delivered by train.

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