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June 30, birthdays for Mike Tyson, Fantasia Barrino, David Alan Grier

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 183rd day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1898, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Canal ‘Rock’ Is Mud.” … Full Article

June 27, birthdays for J.J. Abrams, Tobey Maguire, Ed Westwick

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 179th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1901, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Denounced Him in Open Court.” … Full Article

June 24, birthdays for Lionel Messi, Mindy Kaling, Solange Knowles

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 176th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1915, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “City’s New Flag Up on 250th Birthday.” … Full Article

June 22, birthdays for Elizabeth Warren, Meryl Streep, Randy Couture

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 174th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1872, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “The Bridge. How the Great Work Goes On.” … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society to exhibit two rare Revolutionary War-era maps in honor of upcoming 240th anniversary of Battle of Brooklyn

Amid a whirl of interest in the Revolutionary War, thanks to “Hamilton,” Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) is set to display two versions of the rare Revolutionary War-era “Ratzer” map from June 29 to Aug. … Full Article

June 17, birthdays for Barry Manilow, Will Forte, Venus Williams

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 169th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1892, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Kept in Terror: Bay Ridge Residents Now Go Out Armed.” … Full Article

June 15, birthdays for Neil Patrick Harris, Courteney Cox, Helen Hunt

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 167th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1924, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Sing Sing Prisoner Missing in Check-Up; General Alarm Out.” … Full Article

June 14, birthdays for Donald Trump, Boy George, Yasmine Bleeth

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 166th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1950, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “’I Just Don’t Like to See People Hurt…’” … Full Article

June 8, birthdays for Kanye West, Julianna Margulies, Jerry Stiller

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 160th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1906, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Hint of Scandal in Bridge Bids.” … Full Article

June 1, birthdays for Heidi Klum, Morgan Freeman, Amy Schumer

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 153rd day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1923, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “City Gives Small Increase in Pay to Hospital Nurses.” … Full Article

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