Updated 05/09/2013 01:00 AM
May 9th In NYC History
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On this date in...
1799...Saint Marks Church on the Bowery is consecrated on what was once the site of Governor Peter Stuyvesant's farm. It still stands at 10th Street and Second Avenue.
1951...New Yorkers line the streets to welcome Israel's first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion.