Updated 01/08/2013 01:00 AM
January 8th In NYC History
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1965...The world's largest sapphire – the Star of India – comes home to New York in the coat pocket of an assistant district attorney. The stone had been stolen, along with several others, from the Museum of Natural History three months earlier. They are recovered from a locker in a Miami bus depot with the help of one of the thieves.