Posts tagged ‘new york’

September 16, 2013

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About 80 women go into labor on New York City subways every year.

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August 18, 2013

Packed in Like Sardines

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The first city to reach a population of 1 million people was Rome, Italy in 133  B.C. London, England reached the mark in 1810 and New York, USA made it in 1875.  Today, there are over 300 cities in the world that boast a population in excess of 1 million.

Source: www.weirdfacts.com

April 4, 2013

U.S. History Fact

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Wall Street, in New York City, is named for a barrier that was built to protect the early settlers against attack from Lenape Indians, New England colonists, and the British.

Source: www.encyclopedia.com