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Black Thursday

This Week in History – Black Tuesday Stock Market Crash


Crowds panic in the Wall Street district of Manhattan due to the heavy trading on the stock market in New York City Oct. 29, 1929. The crash brings the roaring twenties to a screaming halt, ushering in a world-wide an economic depression. (Source: Associated Press)

West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Kelly V. Landers recalls events of significance that occurred this week in history:

On October 24, 2005 – Rosa Parks, civil rights activist, died at 92.

On October 27, 1787 – the first issue of the Federalist Papers was anonymously published in New York newspapers.

On October 28, 1919 – over presidential veto, Congress passed the Volstead Act, and the prohibition era began.

On October 29, 1929 – Black Tuesday stock market crash.

Quote:  Don’t just do something, stand there.

Have a Great Week!

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