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What Happened on May 6, 1835

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Book releaseHistoric Publication

James Gordon Bennett, Sr. publishes the first issue of the New York Herald (price 1 cent).

Founder of the New York Herald James Gordon Bennett
Founder of the New York Herald
James Gordon Bennett

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About May 6, 1835

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 185 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus