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August 27th In NYC History

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1776...General George Washington's troops fall to superior British forces in the Battle of Long Island – fought mainly in Brooklyn.

1892...The original Metropolitan Opera House, at 39th Street and Broadway, is seriously damaged by fire. The building is rebuilt the following year. ClientIP:,, UserAgent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1) Profile: TWCSAMLSP