Author: Robina Napier
Title: Johnsoniana; anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL. D.
Publisher: London, G. Bell and Sons
Subject (keywords, tags): Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784
Contributor: University of California Libraries
Size: 442 kb
Stock markets around the world stock market crash because of fears of a global economic meltdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummets 554.26 points to 7,161.15. For the first time, the New York Stock Exchange activated their "circuit breakers" twice during the day eventually making the controversial move of closing the Exchange early (see October 27, 1997 mini-crash).,
The United States and Spain sign the Treaty of Madrid (1795), which establishes the boundaries between Spanish colonization of the Americas and the U.S.,