MAYOR VAN CORTLANDT PASSED AWAY
On November 25, 1700: Stephanus Van Cortlandt, the first native-born Mayor of New York City, died at the age of 57.
$250 SETTLES IT
On November 25, 1988: Musician Chuck Berry paid a $250 fine to settle a $5 million dollar lawsuit from a women had alleged that he had assaulted by punching her in the face.
BORN ON THIS DAY: MARK FROST
On November 25, 1953: Writer Mark Frost, best known as a writer for the television series Hill Street Blues and as the co-creator of the television series Twin Peaks, was born in New York.
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