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Wild Bill HickokJul 21, 1865

Charles de GaulleNov 27, 1967

Reggie JacksonNov 4, 1976

Robert FrostMar 22, 1978

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Market - Historical Events
Date Event
1283-06-01

Albrecht I van Habsburg becomes ruler of Austrian/Bull market

1850-04-25

Paul Julius Reuter, use 40 pigeons to carry stock market prices

1859-12-19

Grading started for Market Street RR

1860-06-07

Workmen start laying track for Market Street Railroad, SF

1863-01-21

City of Dublin leases part of Cattle Market for 100,000 years

1864-05-15

Battle of New Market, Virginia

1864-09-28

-30) Battle of Fort Harrison VA (Chaffin's Farm New Market Heights)

1864-09-29

Battle of Battle of Chaffin's Farm & New Market Heights VA

1865-07-21

In the market square of Springfield, Missouri, Wild Bill Hickok shoots and kills Davis Tutt in what is regarded as the first true western showdown.

1869-09-13

Jay Gould & James Fisk attempt to control US gold market

1873-01-11

1st livestock market newspaper published, Drover's Journal, Chicago

1873-05-09

Der Krach: Vienna stock market crash heralds the Long Depression.

1873-06-05

Sultan Bargash closes slave market of Zanzibar

1875-09-09

Lotta's Fountain (Kearny & Market) dedicated

1875-10-05

Palace Hotel on Market Street, SF opens

1889-09-23

Nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda.

1897-05-18

Paul Dukas' "L'Apprenti Sorcier Pruimtabak on the Market" premieres

1898-07-13

SF Ferry Building at foot of Market St opens

1905-09-14

Albert Cuypstrat street market in Amsterdam inaugurated

1906-05-06

"Temporary" permit to erect overhead wires on Market Street, San Francisco

1907-10-01

A downturn in the stock market leads to a run on the dollar; US President Roosevelt will be forced to call on financier JP Morgan to help manage the financial crisis

1907-11-30

Pike Place Market dedicated in Seattle

1911-11-03

Chevrolet officially enters the automobile market in competition with the Ford Model T.

1916-07-01

Coca-Cola brings current coke formula to the market

1916-10-04

Market Street's "Path of Gold" lit for 1st time

1929-10-24

"Black Thursday", start of stock market crash, Dow Jones down 12.8%

1929-10-29

"Black Tuesday" Stock Market crashes triggers "Great Depression"

1935-10-06

Market Street Railway, San Francisco, starts using trackless trolley coaches

1937-07-05

Spam, the luncheon meat, was introduced into the market by the Hormel Foods Corporation.

1939-01-15

Municipal Railway & Market St RR begin service to Transbay Terminal

1944-09-17

Operation Market Garden: British airborne division lands Arnhem Neth

1944-09-22

Operation Market Garden: Polish paratroopers land at Driel

1944-12-17

M-Ocean View streetcar resumes service & is extended to Market St

1944-12-20

Archbishop De Young & bishop Huibers condemn black market

1950-11-02

The Clover Dairy Company test-market the first concentrated milk (Sealtest) in the U.S. in Wilmington, Delaware

1952-10-16

Woolworth's at Powell & Market (SF) opens

1954-03-22

Closed since 1939, the London bullion market reopens.

1955-01-19

"Scrabble" debuts on board game market

1957-03-04

The S&P 500 stock market index is introduced, replacing the S&P 90.

1957-12-05

NYC is 1st city to legislate against racial or religious discrimination in housing market (Fair Housing Practices Law)

1958-01-01

European Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation

1959-12-25

Sony brings transistor TV 8-301 to the market

1960-05-11

The first contraceptive pill is made available on the market.

1961-08-10

UK applies for membership of the European Common Market

1962-05-28

US stock market drops $20.8 B in 1 day

1962-11-01

Greece enters European Common Market

1964-08-14

Egypt/Iraq/Jordan/Kuwait/Syria form common market

1964-08-22

Guinee, Liberia & Ivory Coast form joint market

1966-01-30

-27°F (-33°C), New Market, Alabama (state record)

1966-07-01

Construction crews begin tearing up Market St to build BART

1967-07-24

Norway requests European Common Market membership

1967-07-25

Construction begins on SF MUNI METRO (Market Street subway)

1967-11-27

French President Charles de Gaulle said 'Non!' to British entry to the European Common Market for the second time

1968-09-27

France denies UK entry into common market

1971-02-08

The Nasdaq stock market index debuts.

1972-02-17

British Parliament votes to join European Common Market

1972-09-25

Norway votes to join European common market

1972-09-26

Norway rejects membership in European Common Market

1972-10-02

Danish population votes for membership of the European Common Market

1973-01-01

Britain, Ireland & Denmark become 7th-9th members of Common Market

1973-07-04

CARICOM - Caribbean Community & Common Market, forms

1974-09-15

Market Square Arena in Indianapolis opens

1974-10-18

1st NBA game at Market Square Arena - Pacers beat Spurs 129-121

1975-05-11

Israel signs an agreement with European Economic Market

1975-06-05

British referendum agrees to European Common Market membership

1975-06-06

British voters decide to remain in Common Market

1976-11-04

1st mass-market free-agent reentry draft, Reggie Jackson, Joe Rudi, Gullett, Tenace, Fingers, Baylor, Grich & McCovey, available

1977-08-27

Army shoots on market vendor women in Conakry, Guineau

1978-03-22

Robert Frost Plaza, at California, Drumm & Market, SF, dedicated

1978-04-02

Velcro was 1st put on the market

1978-04-03

European market & China signs trade agreement

1979-05-28

European Market accepts Greece as member

1979-08-28

IRA bomb explodes in Brussels' Great Market

1982-09-19

Streetcars stop running on Market St after 122 years of service

1986-08-17

Bronze pig statue unveiled at Seattle's Pike Place Market

1987-04-14

Turkey asks to join European market

1989-02-16

Egypt, Iraq, Jordan & North Yemen form common market

1989-02-17

Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia & Libya form common market

1989-08-16

A solar flare from the Sun creates a geomagnetic storm that affects micro chips, leading to a halt of all trading on Toronto's stock market.

1990-08-27

Market prices plunge as OPEC nears informal agreement to increase output to cover shortfall due to invasion; cash market trading experiences abrupt decline.

1990-09-24

Supreme Soviet gives approval to switch to free market

1991-02-15

Daily market volatility as Hussein mentions withdrawal, but Bush calls his offer a "cruel hoax"

1991-07-25

Howard Stern adds a 4th radio market (KLSX FM-97.1 Los Angeles)

1992-12-31

Target date for Europe's single market

1993-10-06

Sydney Australia Stock Market index above 2000, for 1st time

1996-09-05

Following US cruise missile strikes on Iraq, crude oil prices rise as the market speculates when Iraq will begin exporting oil under UN Resolution 986

2000-03-10

The NASDAQ Composite stock market index peaks at 5132.52, signaling the beginning of the end of the dot-com boom.

2001-07-03

At a meeting of its oil ministers, OPEC agrees to maintain current production quotas; ministers indicate that, if Iraqi oil returns to the market, they may cut production in response to maintain their desired level of prices

2002-04-12

Palestinian suicide bomber (female) kills 7 and injures 104 (among them 9 Arabs) at the Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem.

2007-02-03

A Baghdad market bombing kills at least 135 people and injures a further 339.

2012-04-10

Apple Inc claims a value of $600 billion making it the largest company by market capitalization in the world

2012-06-04

Japan's stock market plummets to record lows with the S&P/TOPIX 150 reaching its lowest level since 1983

2012-06-22

Two Baghdad market bombings kill 14 people and injure 106

2012-08-02

23 people are killed after two blasts in a fruit market in Lahore, Pakistan

2012-10-13

15 people are killed by a market suicide bombing in Darra Adam Khel, Pakistan

2012-12-17

17 people are killed and 70 are injured by a blast in a market in the Khyber Agency, Pakistan

2013-01-23

18 people are killed in a market shooting in Damboa, Nigeria

2013-02-01

21 people are killed and 30 are wounded by a market suicide bombing in Hangu, Pakistan

2013-02-08

16 people are killed and 27 are wounded by a market bombing in Kalaya, Pakistan

2013-02-16

84 people are killed and 190 are injured after a market bombing in Hazara Town, Pakistan

2013-02-27

20 people are killed in a market fire in Calcutta, India

2013-04-23

A 1% flash crash hits the US stock market after a news agency was hacked and claimed injury to President Obama

2013-07-26

57 people are killed in a market bombing in Parachinar, Pakistan

2013-11-27

Greece becomes the first developed market to be demoted into an emerging market by the MSCI index

2016-06-09

Tel Aviv market attack leaves 3 dead

2016-07-15

Nintendo surges to hit six-year high, Pokemon GO hits UK market

2016-12-21

Explosion at Fireworks Market in Mexico Kills at Least 27

2017-01-03

Islamic State suicide bomber kills 36 in Baghdad market

2017-04-04

Tesla Passes Ford in Market Value as Investors Bet on the Future

2018-01-23

Netflix crosses $100 billion market cap on subscriber surge

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Market - Birthdays
Date Event
1824-05-11

Jean-Léon Gérôme, The Slave Market

1842-08-24

Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market)

1855-05-08

John Gates ("Bet-a-million" Gates), West Chicago, Illinois, USA, American inventor and industrialist who established the market for barbed wire fencing

1888-01-27

Harry Frankel, This Little Piggie Went to Market

1906-02-09

André Kostolany, stock market expert and speculator (d. 1999)

1906-04-27

Mark Alexander Abrams, market researcher

1914-11-14

Eric Crozier, Christmas in the Market-Place

1916-08-03

G.B. Lupino, Spike Milligan: A Series of Unrelated Incidents at Current Market Value

1917-9-14

Edgar Nelson Barclift, Clem's Fish Market

1920-08-20

Ralph Kovel, Flea Market Finds with the Kovels

1923-09-05

Arthur C Nielsen, market researcher (TV's Nielsen's Ratings)

1924-03-25

Theodore Ferro, Mayhem at the Market

1933-06-17

Harry Browne, American free-market libertarian writer, politician, and investment analyst (d. 2006)

1938-03-28

Genco Erkal, The Market: A Tale of Trade

1941-07-19

Nadeem Baig, Market

1947-05-05

Mohsin Naqvi, Market

1952-10-30

Tim Patrick, This Male Chauvinist Piggy Went to Market

1953-06-12

Phil Angelides, Fighting Financial Fraud/Recovering from the Collapse/Labour Market Gap

1954-06-09

Firdaus Jamal, Market

1955-04-09

Samina Peerzada, Market

1956-11-07

Denise Jannah, [Zeefuik], Suriname jazz singer (Farmer's Market)

1964-05-13

Tim Schuebel, Urban Market

1964-06-15

Konstantin Kröning, The Market: A Tale of Trade

1965-06-04

Brad Koester, The Meat Market

1966-03-04

Kevin Johnson, Small Market, Big Heart

1973-03-31

J. Alan Johnson, Buy Sell Kill: A Flea Market Story

1975-05-26

Nick Sheehan, Meat Market

1975-08-24

Chris Ohlson, The Meat Market

1976-12-30

Kevin Woods, Buy Sell Kill: A Flea Market Story

1977-03-21

Brian Clement, Meat Market

1978-04-23

Jillian Cohen, Abu Dhabi Central Market

1979-08-07

Tayanç Ayaydin, The Market: A Tale of Trade

1979-9-01

Wendell Etherly, Market Value

1983-06-30

Beau Ballinger, Black Market Love

1985-06-07

Darryl Jones, This Is Market Street

1986-04-08

Pandi, Market Street

1986-10-24

Juli Funfer, Meat Market 3

1987-10-04

Reid Dodson, The Great American Flea Market

Market - Deaths
Date Event
1885-08-20

Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market), dies at 42

1904-01-10

Jean-Léon Gérôme, The Slave Market

1911-08-09

John Gates ("Bet-a-million" Gates), American inventor and industrialist who established the market for barbed wire fencing, dies following an unsuccessful operation to remove a throat tumor at 56

1948-06-12

Harry Frankel, This Little Piggie Went to Market

1980-06-01

Arthur Nielsen, American market analyst (b. 1897)

1988-01-30

Gustaf Hiort af Ornäs, Flea Market

1990-11-26

Mathilde Ferro, Mayhem at the Market

1993-03-11

Edgar Nelson Barclift, Clem's Fish Market

1993-05-21

John Frost, English lt-kol (operation Market Garden 1944), dies at 80

1994-09-07

Eric Crozier, Christmas in the Market-Place

1994-09-25

Mark Alexander Abrams, market Researcher, dies at 88

1996-01-15

Mohsin Naqvi, Market

2002-10-03

Robert Krausz, Stock market advisor and investor (b. 1936)

2003-11-15

Theodore Ferro, Mayhem at the Market

2008-08-28

Ralph Kovel, Flea Market Finds with the Kovels


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