By On This Day in NYC's History

NO SLEEP ‘TIL PANAMA

On November 9, 1930: Captain Roy W. Ammel successfully flew the first non-stop flight from New York to Panama, landing one day after take-off at France Field in Colon, Panama.

Roy Ammel On This Day in NYCs History: Ellen Pompeo Married Chris Ivery in Manhattan
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GREY’S GIRL TIED THE KNOT

On November 9, 2007: Grey’s Anatomy actress Ellen Pompeo married music producer Chris Ivery. Mayor Bloomberg was the legal witness to the ceremony.

Ellen Pompeo On This Day in NYCs History: Ellen Pompeo Married Chris Ivery in Manhattan
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BORN ON THIS DAY: ROXANNE SHANTE

On November 9, 1969: American hip hop pioneer Roxanne Shante, who gained attention through the Roxanne Wars and her association with the Juice Crew, was born in Queens.

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