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5 Fun Facts About September 3 In New York History

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1. The first Labor Day parade was held in New York City on September 3, 1882. The parade was organized by the Central Labor Union to celebrate the contributions of workers to society.

2. On September 3, 1838, the first steamship to cross the Atlantic from Liverpool, England, arrived in New York City. The ship, named the SS Great Western, had set sail on April 8, 1838 and made the journey in 15 days.

3. On September 3, 1777, General George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Cooch's Bridge in Delaware. The battle was a minor engagement in the larger Revolutionary War, but it marked the first time that the American flag was flown in battle.

4. September 3, 1929, marked the opening of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. The museum was founded by three influential women: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Lillie P. Bliss, and Mary Quinn Sullivan.

5. On September 3, 2004, the New York Knicks hired Lenny Wilkens as their head coach. Wilkens, a Hall of Fame coach, was brought in to turn around a struggling Knicks team. Although he was only with the team for two seasons, he remains one of the most respected coaches in NBA history.
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