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On this day: June 3

Published On: May 31 2013 12:39:49 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 03 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

"Casey at the Bat" is published, an American walks in space, Andy Warhol survives an assassination attempt, the original "Star Trek" goes off the air, and Bill Clinton plays the sax, all on this day.

OTD June 3 - New Netherland
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1621: The Dutch West India Company receives a charter for New Netherland, which stretches from present-day Delaware up to Cape Cod and includes what would become New Amsterdam (eventually renamed New York City).


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