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August 11th In NYC History

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1766...The first blood of the American Revolution is shed when the Sons of Liberty clash with British soldiers in Lower Manhattan.

1971...Citing dissatisfaction with the Nixon administration, Mayor John Lindsay switches from the Republican to the Democratic party. The next year he launches a short-lived bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP