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Thumbnail image for Jackie_Kennedy_husband_01.jpgTHIS DAY IN NEW YORK CITY HISTORY

Forty years ago today Jacqueline Kennedy, the most famous widow in the world and resident of 1040 Fifth Avenue, married Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. She was not quite forty years old; he was born in either 1900 or 1906, but no one knows for sure.

I made this discovery at the gym this morning, along with an even bigger discovery: NY1 has a daily feature called “This Day in New York City History”! I promise we won’t mine it too often to fill our own feature, but NYC history buffs may want to bookmark the page.