November 20th In NYC History
Updated: Updated 11/20/2012 01:00 AM
By: NY1 News
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1775...As the seeds of the Revolutionary War spread from New England to New York, the Continental Congress orders the militia to disarm British loyalists in Queens who refuse to support the colonies against the British crown.
1804...John Pintard founds the New York Historical Society at City Hall. Now located on Central Park West, it's the city's oldest museum.
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