February 13th In NYC History
Updated: Updated 02/13/2013 01:00 AM
By: NY1 News
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1935...Bruno Hauptmann, a carpenter from Brooklyn, is convicted in the kidnapping-murder of aviator Charles Lindbergh's infant son. Hauptmann is electrocuted a year later.
1946...A ten-day tugboat strike is settled. The walkout had shut down shipping in New York Harbor, paralyzing the city.
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