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[175]
1964 636[175]
1965 634[175]
1966 654[175]
1967 746[175]
1968 986[175]
1969 1043[175]
1970 1117[175]
1971 1466[175]
1972 1691[175]
1973 1680[175]
1974 1554[175]
1975 1645[175]
1976 1622[175]
1977 1557[175]
1978 1504[175]
1979 1733[175]
1980 1814[175]
1981 1826[175]
1982 1668[175]
1983 1622[175]
1984 1450[175]
1985 1384[175]
1986 1582[175]
1987 1672[175]
1988 1896[175]
1989 1905[175]
1990 2245[175][note 2]
1991 2154[175]
1992 1995[175]
1993 1946[175]
1994 1561[175]
1995 1177[175]
1996 983[175]
1997 770[175]
1998 633[175]
1999 671[175]
2000 673[175]
2001 649[175][note 3]
2002 587[175]
2003 597[175]
2004 570[175]
2005 539[175]
2006 596[175]
2007 494[175]
2008 522
2009 471[176]
2010 534[177]
2011 515[178]
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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