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In the year
1859...

  • Jules Leotard performs the first flying trapeze circus act - and designs the garment bearing his name


  • Charles Blondin crosses Niagra Falls on a tightrope for the first time


  • Billy the Kid, notorious western outlaw is born


  • And, in Northern New Jersey, the Township of Weehawken is born.

In the year
2009...