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[174]
1964 636[174]
1965 634[174]
1966 654[174]
1967 746[174]
1968 986[174]
1969 1043[174]
1970 1117[174]
1971 1466[174]
1972 1691[174]
1973 1680[174]
1974 1554[174]
1975 1645[174]
1976 1622[174]
1977 1557[174]
1978 1504[174]
1979 1733[174]
1980 1814[174]
1981 1826[174]
1982 1668[174]
1983 1622[174]
1984 1450[174]
1985 1384[174]
1986 1582[174]
1987 1672[174]
1988 1896[174]
1989 1905[174]
1990 2245[174][note 2]
1991 2154[174]
1992 1995[174]
1993 1946[174]
1994 1561[174]
1995 1177[174]
1996 983[174]
1997 770[174]
1998 633[174]
1999 671[174]
2000 673[174]
2001 649[174][note 3]
2002 587[174]
2003 597[174]
2004 570[174]
2005 539[174]
2006 596[174]
2007 494[174]
2008 522
2009 471[175]
2010 534[176]
2011 515[177]
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

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