New Amsterdam, now known as New York City, was incorporated. New Amsterdam was a 17th-century Dutch settlement established at the southern tip of the island of Manhattan. It was renamed New York in 1664 in honor of the then-duke of York (later James II of England) after English forces seized control of Manhattan Island, along with the rest of the Dutch colony.
A white powder was found in the office of Senate majority leader Bill Frist. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention later confirmed that …