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August 30th In NYC History

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1989...Hotel magnate Leona Helmsley, known in the tabloids at the "The Queen of Mean," is convicted of evading more than $$1 million in federal income taxes. She goes on to serve 18 months in prison.

1993...After a decade on NBC, David Letterman debuts his "Late Show" on CBS from the newly-renovated Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway.

1997...New Yorkers mourn the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, after she is killed – along with her companion, Dodi Al Fayed, and their driver, Henri Paul – in a high-speed car crash in Paris, France. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP