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Queen Elizabeth IJan 23, 1571

Joseph BrantNov 11, 1775

Robert BrowningSep 18, 1846

Donna CaponiOct 22, 1978

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Exchange - Historical Events
Date Event
845-03-28

Paris is sacked by Viking raiders, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collects a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.

1479-03-06

Treaty of Alcaçovas - Portugal gives the Canary Islands to Castile in exchange for claims in West Africa.

1534-07-07

European colonization of the Americas: first known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in New Brunswick.

1571-01-23

Queen Elizabeth I of England opens Royal Exchange in London

1738-05-25

A treaty between Pennsylvania and Maryland ends the Conojocular War with settlement of a boundary dispute and exchange of prisoners.

1775-11-11

Mohawk military leader Joseph Brant goes to London to solicit more support from the government and to persuade the Crown to address past Mohawk land grievances in exchange for their participation as allies in the impending war

1792-05-17

24 merchants form New York Stock Exchange at 70 Wall Street

1817-03-08

The New York Stock Exchange is founded.

1823-04-22

Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London

1830-03-16

New York Stock Exchange slowest day ever (31 shares traded)

1845-09-10

King Willem II opens Amsterdam Stock exchange

1846-09-18

Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning exchange last letters before eloping

1850-01-05

California Exchange opens

1853-09-11

1st electric telegraph used (Merchant's Exchange to Pt Lobos)

1861-10-25

The Toronto Stock Exchange created.

1865-01-04

The New York Stock Exchange opens its first permanent headquarters at 10-12 Broad near Wall Street in New York City.

1867-07-15

San Francisco Merchants' Exchange opens

1872-01-20

California Stock Exchange Board organized

1873-09-20

Panic sweeps NY Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure) NY shut banks for 10 days due to a bank scandal

1875-06-04

Pacific Stock Exchange opens

1875-06-05

Pacific Stock Exchange formally opens in San Francisco

1875-08-22

The Treaty of Saint Petersburg between Japan and Russia is ratified, providing for the exchange of Sakhalin for the Kuril Islands.

1878-01-28

1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT)

1878-02-17

1st telephone exchange in SF opens with 18 phones

1881-06-01

Bell Phone opens 1st Dutch telephone exchange

1882-09-18

Pacific Stock Exchange opens (as Local Security Board)

1890-05-13

Lord Salisbury offers Helgoland to Germany in exchange for Zanzibar, Uganda & Equatoria

1893-05-05

Panic of 1893: Great crash on NY Stock Exchange

1893-06-27

Great stock crash on NY stock exchange

1897-12-14

Emilio Aguinaldo signs the Pact of Biak-na-Bato, to end hostilities and dissolve his government, in exchange for amnesty and "$800,000 (Mexican)" as an indemnity

1901-09-01

Construction begins on NY Stock Exchange

1908-11-30

The US Secretary of State and Japan's ambassador to the US exchange notes in what becomes known as the Root-Takahira Agreement: they affirm support for an independent China with an 'open door' policy and for the status quo in the Pacific

1910-02-01

1st British labour exchange opens

1912-10-07

The Helsinki Stock Exchange sees its first transaction.

1914-11-28

World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.

1915-08-20

White Sox obtain Joe Jackson from Cleve in exchange for Robert Roth, Larry Chappell, Ed Klepfer, & $31,500

1922-10-14

1st automated telephones-Pennsylvania exchange in NYC

1923-05-31

China & USSR exchange diplomats

1923-11-20

Rentenmark replaces the Papiermark as the official currency of Germany at the exchange rate of one Rentenmark to One Trillion (One Billion on the long scale) Papiermark

1924-03-17

Sweden & USSR exchange diplomats

1927-05-13

"Black Friday" on Berlin Stock Exchange

1929-06-15

1st time NY curb stock exchange transacts more business than NY Exch

1934-06-06

Securities & Exchange Commission established

1938-10-31

Great Depression: In an effort to try restore investor confidence, the New York Stock Exchange unveils a fifteen-point program aimed to upgrade protection for the investing public.

1940-09-03

US gives Britain 50 destroyers in exchange for Newfoundland base lease

1941-06-03

Attack on telephone exchange in Schiphol

1946-11-12

A branch of the Exchange National Bank in Chicago, Illinois opens the first ten drive-up teller windows.

1949-01-22

Chinatown telephone exchange closed

1952-07-04

Canadain Currency, Mint & Exchange Fund Act allows gold coins of $5, $10, and $20 to be minted

1955-09-26

NY Stock Exchange worst price decline since 1929

1957-10-08

Turkish & Syrian border guards exchange fire

1961-05-17

Castro offers to exchange Bay of Pigs prisoners for 500 bulldozers

1965-05-12

Israel & West Germany exchange letters beginning diplomatic relations

1967-12-28

Muriel Siebert is 1st women to own a seat on NY Stock Exchange

1970-08-09

Peruvian Airlines jet carrying 45 US exchange students explodes

1970-12-09

OPEC meeting in Caracas establishes 55 percent as minimum tax rate and demands that posted prices be changed to reflect changes in foreign exchange rates

1971-10-20

The Nepal stock exchange collapses.

1972-02-10

Two British soldiers are killed in a land mine attack near Cullyhanna, County Armagh; An IRA member is shot dead during an exchange of gunfire with RUC officers

1972-05-17

Neth & China PR exchange ambassadors

1973-03-26

Susan Shaw, is 1st woman in 171 years in London's Stock exchange

1973-11-15

Egypt & Israel exchange prisoners of war

1977-10-09

Amy Alcott wins LPGA Houston Exchange Clubs Golf Classic

1978-04-17

63,500,000 shares traded on NY stock exchange (record)

1978-10-22

Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Houston Exchange Golf Classic Clubs

1980-02-26

Egypt & Israel exchange ambassadors for 1st time

1980-02-27

Israel & Egypt exchange ambassadors

1981-07-14

Kevin Wade's "Key Exchange," premieres in London

1983-03-30

New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) begins trading in crude oil future

1984-08-03

365.7 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

1984-08-06

203.05 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

1986-01-02

191.66 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

1986-01-29

193.8 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

1986-03-11

187.27 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

1986-03-12

210.25 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

1986-03-21

199.22 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

1986-09-04

189.42 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

1986-09-12

240.49 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

1987-02-09

NY Stock Exch installs ladies restroom in the Exchange Luncheon Club

1987-10-16

338,500,000 shares traded on NY stock exchange (record)

1988-09-07

Security & Exchange Commission accuses Drexel of violating security laws

1992-09-17

Amsterdam stock exchange hits record Ÿ8.8 billion

1993-03-18

Amsterdam stock exchange hits record Ÿ12.2 billion

1994-12-29

Last Dutch electro-magnetic telephone exchange shuts down

1996-05-10

Excel Communications, Inc. becomes the youngest company ever to join the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), trading under the symbol (ECI).

1998-12-31

Exchange rates between the euro and legacy currencies in the Eurozone become fixed.

1999-03-11

Infosys becomes the first Indian company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.

2001-07-20

The London Stock Exchange goes public.

2001-09-17

Major trading markets in the United States, including the New York Stock Exchange and the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), reopen for the first time since September 11

2001-10-18

Crude Oil for November delivery falls to its lowest level since August 1999 on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX)

2001-11-06

Crude oil for December delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) falls to a two-year low after OPEC members warn that a downward price spiral could occur if major non-OPEC oil exporters do not reduce oil production

2001-12-26

Crude oil prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) record one of their largest 1-day jumps of the year as traders become convinced that OPEC will follow through on production cuts

2004-06-28

Estonia, Lithuania and Slovenia join the European Exchange Rate Mechanism

2007-02-27

The Chinese Correction: the Shanghai Stock Exchange falls 9%, the largest drop in 10 years.

2008-03-13

Gold prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange hit $1,000.00 an ounce for the first time.

2011-11-23

Arab Spring: After 11 months of protests in Yemen, The Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh Signs a deal to transfer power to the vice president, in exchange for legal immunity.

2012-10-29

Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in New Jersey resulting in 110 deaths and $50 billion in damage and forces the New York stock exchange to close

2012-10-31

The New York stock exchange opens after being closed for two days after Hurricane Sandy

2012-12-20

Intercontinental Exchange purchases the New York Stock Exchange, the largest in the world, for $8 billion

2017-03-31

Michael Flynn Offers to Testify Before Congress in Exchange for Immunity

2017-05-07

82 kidnapped Chibok girls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects: Nigerian presidency

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Exchange - Birthdays
Date Event
1818-08-03

HM Jozef Schadde, Flemish architect (New Stock exchange Antwerp)

1856-02-21

Hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam)

1865-08-12

Philip Cunningham, Brigade-Exchange

1900-08-08

Josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange

1905-02-04

Eddie Foy Jr, New Rochelle NY, actor (Eddie-Fair Exchange)

1909-06-04

William Batten, CEO (NY Stock Exchange 1976-84)

1910-01-22

Harold Geneen, The Stock Exchange

1912-06-27

Audrey Christie, Chicago Illinois, actress (Dorothy-Fair Exchange)

1920-9-23

Jean St. Clair, The Exchange Student

1921-05-06

Robert Fell, CEO (British Stock Exchange)

1923-9-01

Jeraldine Saunders, The New Love Boat - The Newlyweds/The Exchange/Cleo's First Voyage

1929-01-21

Georgia Fennessy, The Exchange

1929-05-25

David S Ruder, 23rd chairman of Security & Exchange Commission

1937-04-25

Bo Brundin, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Rhinemann Exchange)

1939-04-27

Judy Carne, Northhampton Engl, comedienne (Laugh-in, Fair Exchange)

1939-07-29

Annea Lockwood, Subtle Exchange of Information Across Time

1943-01-27

A H Harper, CEO (Baltic Exchange)

1943-07-14

Lynn Loring, NYC, actress (Patty-Fair Exchange, Barbara-FBI)

1944-04-05

James Buckley, CEO (Baltic Exchange)

1948-02-15

Martine Kelly, The Exchange Student

1948-02-24

Dennis "Minder" Waterman, London England, actor (Fair Exchange)

1951-12-20

Peter May, A Fair Exchange

1961-10-10

Keith Siegel, The Exchange

1963-9-25

Crystal Jewels, Mother Daughter Exchange Club 24

1970-05-15

Taylor Moore, Love Exchange

1972-08-11

Monique DeMoan, Love Exchange

1975-12-11

David Ford, The Ivy Exchange

1977-12-04

Sandy Lee, Mother-Daughter Exchange Club Part 2

1978-06-07

Adam Elliott, The Ivy Exchange

1978-11-27

Tamas Nadas, The Exchange

1978-9-18

Kendra Lust, Mother Exchange

1980-06-24

Joel Solomon, Foreign Exchange

1980-08-21

Robert L. Poole, The Exchange

1982-03-15

Tyler McGee, Foreign Exchange

1982-10-17

Kofi Nsafoah, Catwoman: The Diamond Exchange

1984-04-12

Kristin Crandall, Foreign Exchange

1985-05-13

Stephanie Sage, Mother-Daughter Exchange Club Part 3

1986-12-05

Hayden Night, Mother-Daughter Exchange Club Part 2

Exchange - Deaths
Date Event
1894-12-03

HM Jozef Schadde, Flem architect (Antwerp Stock exchange), dies at 76

1934-08-12

Hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam), dies at 78

1947-01-09

Lambertus Zijl, sculptor (Merchant Exchange-Amsterdam), dies at 80

1949-01-20

Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87

1983-07-15

Eddie Foy Jr, actor (Eddie-Fair Exchange), dies of cancer at 78

1997-11-21

Harold Geneen, The Stock Exchange

2011-06-04

Martine Kelly, The Exchange Student

2011-10-25

Georgia Fennessy, The Exchange


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