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July 1st In NYC History

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On this date in...

1893...President Grover Cleveland secretly undergoes surgery aboard a yacht sailing up the East River. The successful operation removes a cancerous growth from his mouth.

1898...New Yorker Teddy Roosevelt and his "Rough Riders" capture San Juan Hill in Cuba in one of the most important battles of the Spanish-American War.

1946..."Oklahoma" becomes the longest-running Broadway musical of its day, with its 1,105th performance.

1948...Straphangers face the first fare hike, as the subway's original five-cent price is jacked up to 10 cents.

1956...A young Elvis Presley appears on the "Steve Allen Show" at NBC Studios, singing "Hound Dog" to a hound.

1970...The nation's most liberal abortion law goes into effect in New York.

2000...Actor Walter Matthau, a product of the Lower East Side, dies at age 79. ClientIP:,, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP