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1884...The state legislature orders overhead utility wires to be placed underground – but nothing is done for years until the Blizzard of '88 downs power lines all over town.
1994...The wait is over: After a 54-year drought, the New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup at Madison Square Garden, defeating the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 in the final game of their seven-game series.
Today's New Yorker birthdays include entrepreneur Donald Trump, born in 1946.