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1737...Fearing an outbreak of smallpox and spotted fever, doctors order all vessels entering New York to stop at Bedloe's Island for an examination by doctors.

1975...The MTA institutes half-fares for riders with physical disabilities.

1998...Swissair Flight 111 heading from New York to Geneva, crashes off the coast of Nova Scotia, killing all 229 people on board.

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