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May 20th In NYC History

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1895...The first commercial movie even shown in New York City premieres in a converted store on Lower Broadway. The four-minute film features a boxing match between world heavyweight champ "Gentleman" Jim Corbett and Peter Courtney, a heavyweight from New Jersey

1970...Construction workers demonstrate at City Hall in support of President Nixon's Vietnam War policies.

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