Author: Theodore Kharas
Title: Lincoln, a master of efficiency
Publisher: [Wilkes-Barre, Pa., The T.-L. Printery, Inc.
Subject (keywords, tags): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Contributor: The Library of Congress
Size: 22 kb
William Alexander Smith (Boys' Brigade), Scottish founder of the Boys' Brigade (d.1914), was born
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).,