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September 4th In NYC History

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1774...Loyalist Queens County refuses to attend the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, where delegates are considering measures against the British.

1882...Thomas Edison lights up Lower Manhattan from the city's first electric power plant on Pearl Street.

1993...Yankee pitcher Jim Abbott throws a no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians.

1995...Legendary attorney William Kunstler dies at age 76 following a long career in which he earned a reputation for representing clients most other attorneys avoided, including Dr. Martin Luther King, the "Chicago Seven" and John Gotti. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP