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July 14th In NYC History

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1853...The nation's first World's Fair opens in the Crystal Palace, a huge iron and glass structure on the site of the current Bryant Park.

1938...Thousands greet Howard Hughes at Floyd Bennett Field as he completes his round-the-world flight in a then-record time of just under four days.

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