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July 27th In NYC History

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1655...Jewish colonists petition Governor Peter Stuyvesant for their own burial ground. A year later, they establish New York's first Jewish cemetery just north of Wall Street.

Today's New Yorker birthdays include New York Times critic Vincent Camby...born in 1924.

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