February 26th In NYC History
Updated: Updated 02/26/2013 01:00 AM
By: NY1 News
On this date in...
1643...The first fire wardens are appointed in New Amsterdam.
1988...Rookie police officer Edward Byrne is gunned down while guarding the house of a drug witness in South Jamaica, Queens.
1993...A bomb rocks the World Trade Center, killing six people and wounding more than 1,000 in a stunning terrorist attact. The ensuing investigation will eventually pin the blame on a group of Islamic fundamentalists.
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