August 21st In NYC History
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1673...The Dutch recapture New York from the British, renaming it "New Orange." But within a year, the colony reverts back to the British.
1983..."Le Cage Aux Folles" debuts on Broadway.
1984...Vice Presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro denies any wrongdoing in her family finances at a news conference at Kennedy Airport.