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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



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