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New York City in complete blackout

On this date in 1977, lightning struck a critical electrical transmission line in Westchester County, New York, causing the infamous New York City blackout of 1977 and leading to violence and looting in many areas of the city, most notably in Harlem, Brooklyn, and the South Bronx.
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13
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Jul
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1977
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New York City in complete blackout
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