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August 31st In NYC History

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1950...Mayor William O'Dwyer bids New York farewell after resigning amid rumors of a corruption scandal. He goes on to become the Ambassador to Mexico, while City Council President Vincent Impelliterri takes over as acting mayor.

1993...In a split vote, the Board of Education confirms Ramon Cortines as the new Schools Chancellor. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP