Many destroyed homes still sit empty amid bureaucratic red tape one year after Superstorm Sandy made landfall.
Here's a look at the areas devastated by the megastorm one year later:
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English settlers make their first landing in North America, John Wilkes Booth is shot and killed, an explosion rocks the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, and Lucille Ball dies, all on this day.
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