October 24th In NYC History
Updated: Updated 10/24/2012 01:00 AM
By: NY1 News
On this date in...
1972...Brooklyn Dodger great Jackie Robinson dies of a heart attack at age 53 – a quarter-century after he made history by becoming the first African-American to play in the major leagues.
Today's New Yorker birthdays include actor F. Murray Abraham, born in 1939; and actor Kevin Kline, born in 1947.
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