Saturday, October 25, 2014

Follow us:
Follow @NY1 on Twitter Follow NY1 News on Facebook Follow NY1 News on Google+ Subscribe to this news feed 


August 27th In NYC History

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: August 27th In NYC History
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

On this date in...

1776...General George Washington's troops fall to superior British forces in the Battle of Long Island – fought mainly in Brooklyn.

1892...The original Metropolitan Opera House, at 39th Street and Broadway, is seriously damaged by fire. The building is rebuilt the following year. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP