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April 25th In NYC History

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1664...The Duke of York sends a fleet to capture New Netherlands from the Dutch. He eventually succeeds, and renames the city after himself.

1901...New York becomes the first state to require license plates. The fee is $1, but there's no waiting.

Today's New Yorker birthdays include actor Al Pacino, born in Manhattan in 1940.

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