Today in Wall Street History
Events 1 - 11 of 11
1792-05-17 - 24 merchants form NY Stock Exchange at 70 Wall Street
1865-01-04 - The New York Stock Exchange opens its first permanent headquarters at 10-12 Broad near Wall Street in New York City.
1889-07-08 - Wall Street Journal begins publishing
1920-09-16 - Bomb explosion in Wall Street, kills 30
1926-02-01 - Land at Broadway & Wall Street sold at a record $7 per sq inch
1970-05-08 - Construction workers break up an anti-war rally in NYC's Wall Street
1982-02-28 - FALN (PR Nationalist Group) bombs Wall Street
1987-11-03 - On Wall Street, after 5 consecutive gains, Dow Jones down 50.56
1993-05-13 - 6th annual business person run held in Wall Street
2008-09-21 - Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, the two last remaining independent investment banks on Wall Street, become bank holding companies as a result of the subprime mortgage crisis.
2011-09-17 - Occupy Wall Street movement began in Zucotti Park, New York City.
Birthdays 1 - 3 of 3
1834-11-21 - Henrietta (Hetty) Green,New Bedford, Massachusetts, financier (Witch of Wall Street), (d. 1916)
1933-01-30 - Louis Rukeyser, financial whiz (Wall Street Week)
1947-03-27 - Walt Mossberg, the highest-paid journalist at the Wall Street Journal
Deaths 1 - 2 of 2