July 11th in NYC History
Posted: Jul 11, 2013 | 12:09 AM
by Jared Goldstein
1804Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounded former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in a pistol duel near Weehawken, N.J.
John Wanamaker 7/11/1838 - 12/12/1922
American businessman; founded Wanamaker department stores
1899, E. B. White, the American writer of essays and children's books, was born. Following his death on Oct. 1, 1985,
Yul Brynner 7/11/1920 - 10/10/1985
American stage and motion-picture actor
1936: The TriBoro Bridge opened.
1959Suzanne Vega, Singer
1960"To Kill a Mockingbird," Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, was published.
1975Lil' Kim, Rapper