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New York City - Notable Historical Events

James Knox PolkFeb 14, 1849

Charles DickensDec 2, 1867

Grover ClevelandOct 28, 1886

Albert EinsteinApr 2, 1921

Duke EllingtonJan 23, 1943

Louis ArmstrongJan 18, 1944

Che GuevaraDec 11, 1964

Elton JohnNov 16, 1970

Martina NavratilovaSep 6, 1975

ShakiraAug 12, 1999

Martin ScorseseSep 26, 2006

Emma WatsonSep 18, 2014

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New York City - Historical Events
Date Event
1652-06-27

New Amsterdam (now New York City) enacts first speed limit law in North America

1660-11-15

First kosher butcher (Asser Levy) licensed in New Amsterdam (now New York City)

1665-06-12

England installs a municipal government in New York City

1783-11-25

Britain evacuates New York city, its last military position in United States

1790-12-06

The U.S. Congress moves from New York City to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1825-06-11

The first cornerstone is laid for Fort Hamilton in New York City.

1831-12-31

Gramercy Park is deeded to New York City.

1837-05-10

Panic of 1837: New York City banks fail, and unemployment reaches record levels.

1842-11-09

The first U.S. design patent for typefaces and borders was issued to George Bruce of New York City

1843-02-06

The first minstrel show in the United States The Virginia Minstrels opens (Bowery Amphitheatre in New York City).

1849-02-14

In New York City, James Knox Polk becomes first serving US President to have his photograph taken (by Matthew Brady).

1859-04-04

Bryant's Minstrels debut "Dixie" in New York City in the finale of a blackface minstrel show.

1864-11-25

Confederate plot to burn New York city fails

1865-01-04

The New York Stock Exchange opens its first permanent headquarters at 10-12 Broad near Wall Street in New York City.

1867-12-02

In a New York City theater, British author Charles Dickens gives his first public reading in the United States.

1872-09-26

The first Shriners Temple (called Mecca) was established in New York City.

1873-10-30

P T Barnum's circus, "Greatest Show on Earth", debuts (New York City)

1874-01-01

New York City annexes the Bronx

1876-06-04

An express train called the Transcontinental Express arrives in San Francisco, California, via the First Transcontinental Railroad only 83 hours and 39 minutes after having left New York City.

1886-10-28

Statue of Liberty dedicated by US President Grover Cleveland, celebrated by first confetti (ticker tape) parade in New York City

1900-03-24

New York City Mayor Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground "Rapid Transit Railroad" that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.

1904-10-29

Interborough Rapid Transit subway opens in New York City

1912-04-18

The Cunard liner RMS Carpathia brings 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic to New York City.

1913-04-24

Skyscraper, the Woolworth Building in New York City is opened

1913-11-26

Phi Sigma Sigma is founded at Hunter College in New York City.

1914-05-30

The new and then largest Cunard ocean liner RMS Aquitania, 45,647 tons, sets sails on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.

1915-07-15

The head of German propaganda in the US, Dr Heinrich Albert, loses his briefcase on a subway in New York City; an examination of its content reveals an extensive network of German espionage and subversion across the US

1915-10-23

25,000 women march in New York City demanding right to vote

1916-04-10

The Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA) is created in New York City.

1921-04-02

Prof Albert Einstein lectures in New York City on his new Theory of Relativity

1922-02-20

WOR-AM in New York City begins radio transmissions

1922-03-18

The first public celebration of Bat mitzvah, for the daughter of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, is held in New York City.

1923-10-29

Gibbs/Grey/Wood's revue "Runnin' Wild" (introducing Charleston) opens on Broadway, New York City

1924-11-27

In New York City, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.

1930-05-27

The 1,046-foot (319-meter) Chrysler Building in New York City, the tallest man-made structure at the time, opens to the public.

1930-12-11

Bank of the United States closes in New York City

1931-10-24

George Washington Bridge linking New York City and New Jersey dedicated, opens the next day

1933-11-07

Fiorello H. La Guardia is elected the 99th mayor of New York City.

1934-01-26

The Apollo Theater reopens in Harlem, New York City.

1934-02-09

-14.3°F (-25.7°C), coldest day in New York City

1940-02-01

NBC performs the first inter-city television broadcast from its station in New York City to another in Schenectady, New York by General Electric relay antennas.

1940-10-30

Cole Porters musical "Panama Hattie" premieres in New York City

1940-11-18

George Matesky, New York City's Mad Bomber places his first bomb at a Manhattan office building used by Consolidated Edison.

1941-10-29

Cole Porter's musical "Let's Face It" premieres in New York City

1943-01-23

Duke Ellington plays at Carnegie Hall in New York City for the first time.

1944-01-18

The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City hosts a jazz concert for the first time. The performers were Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Roy Eldridge and Jack Teagarden.

1946-06-06

The Basketball Association of America is formed in New York City.

1951-05-16

The first regularly scheduled transatlantic flights begin between John F Kennedy International Airport in New York City and Heathrow Airport in London, operated by El Al Israel Airlines.

1962-01-04

1st automated (unmanned) subway train in New York City

1962-02-28

WMGM-AM in New York City changes call letters to WHN

1964-12-11

Che Guevara speaks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. An unknown terrorist fires a mortar shell at the building during the speech.

1966-11-24

New York City experiences the smoggiest day in the city's history.

1969-06-28

Stonewall riots begin in New York City.

1970-11-16

Elton John records a show in New York City which was later released as his 11-17-70 album

1973-04-03

The first portable cell phone call is made in New York City, United States.

1973-09-28

ITT Building in New York City bombed to protest ITT's involvement in the September 11 1973 coup d'état in Chile.

1975-09-06

Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova asks for US political asylum in New York City during the US Open

1976-07-29

In New York City, the "Son of Sam" kills one person and seriously wounds another in the first of a series of attacks.

1977-05-27

New York City fines George Willig 1 cent for each of 110 stories he climbed

1979-12-03

Shadow Traffic begins broadcasting in the New York City metropolitan area.

1980-04-01

New York City's Transit Worker Union 100 begins a strike lasting 11 days.

1982-12-30

US Assay Office in New York City, NY closes

1985-09-22

The Plaza Accord was signed in New York City.

1988-08-06

The Tompkins Square Park Police Riot in New York City spurs reform of the NYPD, who were responsible for the melee that transpired the night of August 6-7.

1988-08-07

Rioting in New York City's Tompkins Square Park.

1992-04-21

Mobil Oil tug with 12,000 gallons of oil run aground in Arthur Kill (a tidal strait separating Staten Island, New York City from mainland New Jersey, USA)

1995-05-11

In New York City, more than 170 countries decide to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty indefinitely and without conditions.

1998-02-18

Two white separatists are arrested in Nevada and accused of plotting a biological attack on New York City subways.

1999-02-04

Unarmed West African immigrant Amadou Diallo is shot dead by four plainclothes New York City police officers on an unrelated stake-out, inflaming race-relations in the city.

1999-08-12

Shakira records her first live album in New York City, titled "MTV Unplugged"

1999-10-31

EgyptAir Flight 990 traveling from New York City to Cairo crashes off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, killing all 217 on-board.

2001-11-12

In New York City, American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300 on its way to the Dominican Republic, crashes minutes after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing all 260 on board and five on the ground.

2004-07-04

The cornerstone of the Freedom Tower is laid on the site of the World Trade Center in New York City. (This was largely a symbolic event; actual construction would not start for several weeks)

2005-12-20

2005 New York City transit strike: New York City's Transport Workers Union Local 100 goes on strike, shutting down all New York City Subway and Bus services.

2006-02-12

A powerful winter storm blankets the Northeastern United States dumping 1 to 2 feet of snow from Washington DC up to Boston, Massachusetts. The storm dumped a record 26.9 inches of snow in New York City.

2006-04-27

Construction begins on the Freedom Tower for the new World Trade Center in New York City.

2006-07-05

Emergency United Nations Security Council meeting at the U.N in New York City because of North Korean missile tests that day

2006-09-26

Martin Scorsese's "The Departed", starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Mark Wahlberg, premieres in New York City

2009-01-15

US Airways Flight 1549 makes an emergency landing into the Hudson River shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport in New York City. All passengers and crew members survive.

2010-05-01

Car bomb fails to go off in Times Square, New York City

2011-09-17

Occupy Wall Street movement began in Zucotti Park, New York City.

2014-09-18

Emma Watson delivers an address to a standing ovation at UN Headquarters in New York City, helping launch the UN Women campaign HeForShe, which calls for men to advocate for gender equality

2015-11-19

ISIS video threatens New York City

2016-09-18

New York City shaken by 'intentional' explosion, 29 injured

2017-03-17

New York City EMT Is Killed in Ambulance Theft in the Bronx

2017-04-01

Rikers Island Could Be Closed And Replaced With Smaller Jails Around New York City

2017-11-01

Several people killed by vehicle on New York City bike path

2017-12-29

Fire in New York City apartment block kills 12 including an infant

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New York City - Notable Birthdays

Washington IrvingApr 3, 1783

William JamesJan 11, 1842

Arnold RothsteinJan 17, 1882

Walter LippmannSep 23, 1889

Louis BuchalterFeb 6, 1897

James CagneyJul 17, 1899

Robert OppenheimerApr 22, 1904

Cesar RomeroFeb 15, 1907

Estelle GettyJul 25, 1923

Mel BrooksJun 28, 1926

Dolph SchayesMay 19, 1928

Roone ArledgeJul 8, 1931

Barry ManilowJun 17, 1943

Kareem Abdul-JabbarApr 16, 1947

Nate ArchibaldApr 18, 1948

Hank AzariaApr 25, 1964

Puff DaddyNov 4, 1969

Jay-ZDec 4, 1969

Liv TylerJul 1, 1977

Julia StilesMar 28, 1981

Anne HathawayNov 12, 1982

Leelee SobieskiJun 10, 1983

Scarlett JohanssonNov 22, 1984

Lindsay LohanJul 2, 1986

New York City - Birthdays
Date Event
1783-04-03

Washington Irving, New York City New York, American writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow)

1812-06-14

Fernando Wood, New York City mayor (d. 1881)

1821-07-24

William Poole, American gang member (New York City's Bowery Boys) (d. 1855)

1842-01-11

William James, New York City New York, American psychologist/philosopher (Pragmatism)

1844-08-22

George Washington De Long, New York City, American Arctic Explorer whose disastrous expedition provided evidence to support the theory of trans-Arctic oceanic drift

1849-07-20

Robert Anderson Van Wyck, Mayor of New York City (d. 1918)

1869-09-23

Mary Mallon, Cookstown County Tyrone, Irish-American patient best known as 'Typhoid Mary' and the first person in the United States known to be immune to typhoid, as a carrier of the disease she infected at least 51 people in the New York City area

1882-01-17

Arnold Rothstein, New York City New York, American gambler and mobster (fixed 1919 World Series)

1883-08-19

Elsie Ferguson, New York City, New York, American film actress (Footlights, Scarlet Pages)

1887-06-05

Ruth Benedict, New York City, American anthropologist (Patterns of Culture)

1889-09-23

Walter Lippmann, New York City New York, American journalist/political writer (Public Opinion)

1890-08-15

Elvin M. Jellinek, New York City, American Physiologist and pioneer in the study of alcoholism

1897-02-06

Louis Buchalter, New York City New York, Jewish American mobster (Murder, Inc.)

1899-07-17

James Cagney, New York City, NY, American actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy)

1900-09-19

Ricardo Cortez [Jacob Krantz], New York City, New York, American actor and director (The Maltese Falcon)

1904-04-22

[Julius] Robert Oppenheimer, New York City New York, head of Manhattan (A-bomb) Project

1906-08-30

[Rose] Joan Blondell, New York City, New York, American actress (Grease, The Blue Veil)

1907-02-15

Cesar Romero, New York City, New York, American actor (Joker-Batman, Ocean's 11)

1908-07-22

Amy Vanderbilt, New York City, New York, American authority on etiquette (Complete Book of Etiquette, Complete Cook Book)

1908-11-04

Stanley Cortez, New York City, American cinematographer

1911-06-29

Bernard Herrmann, New York City, New York, American composer (The Devil and Daniel Webster, Taxi Driver)

1912-05-05

Alice Faye [Ann Leppert], New York City, New York, American actress (Barricade, State Fair)

1915-12-14

Dan Dailey, New York City, New York, American dancer and actor (Gov Drinkwater-Governor & JJ)

1919-01-01

Rocky Graziano, New York City, US boxer (Middleweight champ) and entertainer (Pantomime Quiz, Miami Undercover)

1919-01-26

Frances Bible, New York City Opera: The Ballad of Baby Doe

1919-06-14

Gene Barry [Eugene Klass], New York City, New York, American actor (The Atomic City, Bat Masterson)

1922-03-25

Tobias Schneebaum, New York City, American writer, anthropologist and explorer (d. 2005)

1923-04-03

Jan Sterling, New York City, New York, American actress (Ace in the Hole, The High and the Mighty)

1923-07-25

Estelle Getty, New York City, New York, American actress (Golden Girls, The Golden Palace)

1925-10-31

Lee Grant [Lyova Haskell Rosenthal], New York City, New York, American actress (Shampoo, Mulholland Drive)

1925-12-19

Robert Sherman, New York City, New York, songwriter (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book), (d. 2012)

1926-05-13

Beatrice Arthur [Frankel], New York City, New York, American actress (Maude, Golden Girls)

1926-06-28

Mel Brooks, New York City, American actor and director (Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs)

1927-02-26

Donald Gramm, New York City Opera: The Turk in Italy

1928-05-19

Dolph Schayes, New York City New York, American basketball Hall of Famer (Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers)

1928-10-21

Edward "Whitey" Ford, New York City New York, hall of fame pitcher (NY Yankees)

1928-11-07

Norton Zinder, New York City, NY, biologist (genetic transduction), (d. 2012)

1931-07-08

Roone Arledge, New York City New York, American President of ABC Sports (Monday Night Football)

1932-11-02

Melvin Schwartz, New York City, American Physicist and Nobel Laureate (neutrinos - subatomic particles with no electric charge and virtually no mass)

1937-07-19

Richard Jordan [Robert Anson Jordan Jr.], New York City, New York, American actor (Dune, Gettysburg)

1938-09-28

Ben E. King [Benjamin Earl Nelson], New York City, American soul singer (Stand by Me)

1939-11-15

Yaphet Kotto, New York City, New York, African-American actor (Alien, Homicide: Life on the Street)

1940-02-10

Jimmy Merchant, New York City, New York, American rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Why Do Fools)

1941-10-10

Peter Coyote [Rachmil Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon], New York City, New York, American actor (ET, Raiders of the Lost Ark)

1942-03-02

Lou Reed, New York City, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Velvet Underground), (d. 2013)

1943-06-16

Joan Van Ark, New York City, New York, American actress and director (Valene-Dallas, Knots Landing)

1943-06-17

Barry Manilow, New York City, American singer/pianist (Mandy, I Write the Songs)

1945-10-15

Jim Palmer, New York City, New York, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles 1965-1984)

1945-10-28

Alan Titus, New York City Opera: The Barber of Seville

1946-03-10

Mark Lamos, New York City Opera: Madama Butterfly

1946-03-25

Bonnie Bedelia [Culkin], New York City, New York, American actress (Die Hard, Heart Like a Wheel)

1946-08-30

Peggy Lipton [Margaret Ann], New York City, New York, American actress (The Mod Squad, Twin Peaks)

1947-04-16

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, [Lew Alcindor], New York City New York, NBA center (Mil Bucks, LA Lakers)

1948-03-02

Marianna Christos, New York City Opera: Carmen

1948-04-18

"Tiny" Nate Archibald, New York City New York, NBA guard (Cincinnati)

1948-05-01

Ruth Welting, New York City Opera: The Ballad of Baby Doe

1950-01-23

Danny Federici, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band: Live in New York City

1950-12-11

Christine Onassis [Andreadis], New York City, New York, American-born Greek heiress (Aristotle's daughter)

1951-06-13

Richard Thomas, New York City, American actor (John Boy-Waltons, Last Summer, Johnny Belinda)

1953-04-01

Barry Sonnenfeld, New York City New York, director (Get Shorty, Men in Black)

1954-07-05

Mikael Lönndahl, The Concert for New York City

1961-07-19

Campbell Scott, New York City, New York, American actor/director/producer (Saint Ralph, Big Night)

1964-04-25

Hank Azaria, New York City, American actor (The Birdcage) and voice behind many characters in The Simpsons (Moe, Apu, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Carl Carlson)

1964-9-30

Robby Takac, The Concert for New York City

1965-07-26

Jeremy Piven, New York City, New York, American actor and producer (Entourage, Serendipity)

1966-08-03

John Femia, New York City Too Far from Tampa Blues

1967-11-05

Judy Reyes, New York City, New York, Dominican American actress (Scrubs)

1967-11-30

Margaret Platt, New York City NY, golfer (1995 Healthsouth-9th)

1969-11-04

Sean Combs [Puff Daddy], New York City, rapper/record producer (Come to Me, I'll be Missing You)

1969-12-04

Jay-Z, Brooklyn, New York City, American rapper (Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint)

1970-11-11

Rachele Benloulou, Glenn Tilbrook and The Fluffers: Live in New York City

1971-04-09

Jodi Langer, New York City

1971-10-03

Kevin Scott Richardson, The Concert for New York City

1972-05-21

The Notorious B.I.G. [Christopher Wallace], New York City, New York, rapper (Life After Death), (d. 1997)

1973-08-17

David Bromstad, Design a New York City Townhouse

1973-08-22

Howie Dorough, The Concert for New York City

1975-02-20

Brian Littrell, The Concert for New York City

1975-06-10

Carlos Cruz-Abrams, 2005 New York City Video Voter Guide

1977-07-01

Liv Tyler, New York City, American actress and daughter of Aerosmith's frontman, Steven Tyler (Stealing Beauty)

1977-07-07

Felix Vasquez, New York City Housing Authority employee

1978-01-09

A.J. McLean, The Concert for New York City

1978-11-03

Jeremiah Alexis, New York City Living

1980-01-28

Nick Carter, The Concert for New York City

1980-07-23

Michelle Williams, The Concert for New York City

1981-02-11

Kelly Rowland, The Concert for New York City

1981-03-28

Julia Stiles, New York City, NY, American actress (Bourne series, Save the Last Dance)

1981-10-14

Dave Gronock, 2005 New York City Video Voter Guide

1982-11-12

Anne Hathaway, New York City, New York, American actress (The Princess Diaries)

1983-06-10

Leelee Sobieski, New York City, American actress (Deep Impact, Joan of Arc, Uprising)

1984-11-22

Scarlett Johansson, New York City, New York, American actress (The Prestige)

1986-07-02

Lindsay Lohan, New York City, New York, American actress (Alli Fowler-Another World)

1989-04-07

Vanessa Carmona, Design a New York City Townhouse

1995-12-23

Jacov Kolontarov, New York City Finest

New York City - Notable Weddings

Benjamin HarrisonApr 6, 1896

Milton S. HersheyMay 25, 1898

William Randolph HearstApr 28, 1903

Johnny MercerJun 8, 1931

Milton FriedmanJun 25, 1938

Myrna LoyJun 6, 1942

Marcel DuchampJan 16, 1954

Shirley MacLaineSep 17, 1954

Alice WalkerMar 17, 1967

Arthur AsheFeb 20, 1977

bidenJun 17, 1977

Mary Tyler MooreNov 23, 1983

Marlee MatlinAug 29, 1993

Catherine Zeta JonesNov 18, 2000

Liza MinnelliMar 16, 2002

Matt DamonDec 9, 2005

David KrumholtzMay 22, 2010

Cynthia NixonMay 27, 2012

Alec BaldwinJun 30, 2012

New York City - Weddings
Date Event
1896-04-06

23rd US President Benjamin Harrison (63) weds Mary Scott (37) at St Thomas Protestant Episcopal Church in New York City

1898-05-25

Chocolatier Milton S. Hershey (40) weds Catherine Sweeney at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City

1903-04-28

Newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst (40) weds William Randolph Hearst (21) in New York City

1929-06-03

Actor and naval officer of World War II Douglas Fairbanks Jr (19) weds actress Joan Crawford (24) at St. Malachy in New York City

1931-06-08

Songwriter Johnny Mercer (21) weds chorus girl Ginger Meehan in New York City

1938-06-25

Economist Milton Friedman (25) weds Rose Friedman at the Jewish Seminary in New York City

1942-06-06

"The Thin Man" actress Myrna Loy (36) weds John Hertz Jr. in New York City

1953-05-23

John F. Kennedy's sister Eunice Kennedy (31) weds activist and attorney Sargent Shriver at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City

1954-01-16

Painter Marcel Duchamp (66) weds Alexina Duchamp (48) in New York City

1954-09-17

Film and theater actress Shirley MacLaine (20) weds Steve Parker in New York City

1967-03-17

Novelist Alice Walker (23) weds civil rights lawyer Melvyn Leventhal in New York City

1977-02-20

World No. 1 tennis player Arthur Ashe (33) weds photographer Jeanne Moutoussamy in New York City

1977-06-17

Senator Joseph biden of Delaware (34) weds Jill Jacobs (26) at the Chapel at the United Nations in New York City

1983-11-23

"Ordinary People" actress Mary Tyler Moore (46) weds Dr. Robert Levine at the Pierre Hotel in New York City

1985-09-18

Comedian Jeff Foxworthy (27) weds Pamela Gregg at New York City's Central Park

1993-08-29

Actress Marlee Matlin (28) weds Kevin Grandalski (28) in New York City

1994-05-14

Mayflower Madame Sydney Biddle Barrows (42) weds television producer Darnay Hoffman (46) at Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City

1994-12-10

Former Senate Majority Leader Mitchell (61) weds sports marketing executive Heather MacLachlan (35) at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in New York City

1996-02-29

Fashion designer Nicole Miller (44) weds Kim Taipale (42) in the office of New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani

1996-04-16

Singer Judy Collins (57) weds industrial designer Louis Nelson (59) at Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City

1996-09-14

Actress Liz Keifer (33) weds Robert Convertino (41) at Rihga Royal Hotel in New York City

1998-12-12

TV personality Melissa Rivers (30) weds horse breeder John Endicott at The Plaza Hotel in New York City

2000-11-18

Actress Catherine Zeta Jones (31) weds actor/producer Michael Douglas (56) at the Plaza Hotel in New York City

2002-03-16

Oscar-winning entertainer Liza Minnelli (56) weds producer David Gest (48) at the Marble Collegiate Church in New York City

2002-09-20

"Matrix" actor Laurence Fishburne (41) weds actress Gina Torres (33) at The Cloisters museum in New York City

2003-05-10

Fashion designer Shoshanna Lonstein (28) weds investment analyst Joshua Gruss at the Metropolitan Club in New York City

2003-08-09

Former "New Kids on the Block" singer Joey McIntyre (30) weds real estate agent Barrett Williams (25) in New York City's Plaza Hotel

2004-11-13

"The View" co-host Star Jones (42) weds banker Al Reynolds at St. Bartholomew's Church in New York City

2005-02-20

"Iron Chef America" host Bobby Flay (40) weds former "Law and Order: SVU" actress Stephanie March (30) at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in New York City

2005-09-25

"Gremlins" actor Zach Galligan (41) weds Ling-Ling Hu Ingerick at New York City's Yale Club in New York City

2005-10-09

"The O.C." writer and talk show host Regis Philbin's daughter Jennifer Joy Philbin (31) weds NBC comedy series "The Office" writer Michael Schur (32) at St. Ignatius Loyola Church in New York City

2005-12-09

"Bourne" actor Matt Damon (35) weds Argentine-born Luciana Barrosa (29) at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau near New York City Hall

2006-09-30

Actress Amanda Peet (34) weds screenwriter David Benioff (36) at Friends Seminary Quaker School in New York City

2007-06-01

Legendary crooner Tony Bennett (80) weds his longtime girlfriend Susan Crow (47) in New York City

2008-11-17

Heartthrob finalist from Top Chef's second season Sam Talbot (30) weds Colombian model and t-shirt designer Paola Guerrero in a secret wedding ceremony at City Hall in New York City

2009-01-31

"Stay" singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb (40) weds Late Night with Conan O'Brien music supervisor Roey Hershkovitz (30) at Manhattan restaurant in New York City

2009-08-08

International opera group Il Divo singer David Miller weds singer and theater actress Sarah Joy Kabanuck in New York City

2009-10-11

"Mad Men" vixen Christina Hendricks (37) weds actor Geoffrey Arend (34) at the couple's favorite Il Buco restaurant in New York City

2010-03-28

"The Real Housewives of New York City" TV Personality Bethenny Frankel (39) weds Jason Hoppy at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York City

2010-05-22

"Numb3rs" star David Krumholtz (32) weds actress Vanessa Britting (29) at The Plaza Hotel in New York City

2010-07-10

NBA star Carmelo Anthony (25) weds actress Lala Vasquez (30) at Cipriani 42nd St. in New York City

2010-07-11

Former "Las Vegas" actress Vanessa Marcil (42) weds "CSI: NY" actor Corey Feldman (39) in New York City

2012-05-27

Actress Cynthia Nixon (46) weds education activist Christine Marinoni in New York City

2012-06-30

Actor Alec Baldwin (54) weds Hilaria Thomas at St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in New York City

2012-07-07

"The Office" Ellie Kemper (32) weds former "Conan O'Brien" writer Michael Koman at the Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church in New York City

2012-12-21

CNN anchor Erin Burnett (36) weds finance executive David Rubulotta (42) in New York City Hall

2013-09-06

Actor Josh Charles (41) weds ballet dancer and author Sophie Flack at a private residence in Manhattan, New York City

New York City - Deaths
Date Event
1855-03-08

William Poole, Infamous member of New York City's Bowery Boys gang (b. 1821)

1881-02-14

Fernando Wood, New York City mayor (b. 1812)

1983-06-02

Donald Gramm, New York City Opera: The Turk in Italy

1999-12-16

Ruth Welting, New York City Opera: The Ballad of Baby Doe

2001-01-21

Frances Bible, New York City Opera: The Ballad of Baby Doe

2001-02-10

Abraham Beame, Mayor of New York City (b. 1906)

2003-07-23

James E. Davis, New York City councilman (murdered) (b. 1962)

2006-04-15

Marianna Christos, New York City Opera: Carmen

2008-04-17

Danny Federici, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band: Live in New York City


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