Timeline of New York City

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of New York City, New York, United States of America.

Prior to 18th century[edit]

18th century[edit]

19th century[edit]

1800s–1840s[edit]

1850s–1890s[edit]

20th century[edit]

1900s–1940s[edit]

Wreck of the General Slocum, 1904

1950s–1970s[edit]

1980s–1990s[edit]

21st century[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

Annual events[edit]

Murders by year[edit]

Chart of murders in the NYC area by year
Year Murders
1928 404[note 1]
1929 425
1930 494
1931 588
1932 579
1933 541
1934 458
1935 n/a
1936 510
1937–1959 n/a
1960 482
1961 483
1962 631
1963 548[162]
1964 636[162]
1965 634[162]
1966 654[162]
1967 746[162]
1968 986[162]
1969 1043[162]
1970 1117[162]
1971 1466[162]
1972 1691[162]
1973 1680[162]
1974 1554[162]
1975 1645[162]
1976 1622[162]
1977 1557[162]
1978 1504[162]
1979 1733[162]
1980 1814[162]
1981 1826[162]
1982 1668[162]
1983 1622[162]
1984 1450[162]
1985 1384[162]
1986 1582[162]
1987 1672[162]
1988 1896[162]
1989 1905[162]
1990 2245[162][note 2]
1991 2154[162]
1992 1995[162]
1993 1946[162]
1994 1561[162]
1995 1177[162]
1996 983[162]
1997 770[162]
1998 633[162]
1999 671[162]
2000 673[162]
2001 649[162][note 3]
2002 587[162]
2003 597[162]
2004 570[162]
2005 539[162]
2006 596[162]
2007 494[162]
2008 522
2009 471[163]
2010 534[164]
2011 515[165]
2012 414 [note 4]
2013 332
  1. ^ 1928: First year tabulated.
  2. ^ 1990: Highest total to date.
  3. ^ 2001: Not including the September 11 attacks.
  4. ^ 2012: Lowest total since 1928, lowest per capita rate.

See also[edit]

Boroughs

References[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

Published in the 19th century
Published in the 20th century
Published in the 21st century
  • Eric Homberger (2005). "Chronology". Historical Atlas of New York City (2nd ed.). Henry Holt and Company. pp. 170–181. ISBN 978-0-8050-7842-8. 

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