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On this day, September 29th, 2008 following the bankruptcies of Lehman Brothers and Washington Mutual, The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 777.68 points, the largest single-day point loss in its history.
On this day, September 28th, 1901 Edward Vincent Sullivan is born in New York City.
On this day, September 27th, 1899 the city's first "skyscraper" open at 50 Broadway. The Tower Building is only thirteen stories and made possible by using a steel skeleton and a thick bedrock foundation.
On this day, September 24th, 1869, the Fisk/Gould scandal was caused by two speculators’ efforts to corner the gold market on the New York Gold Exchange.
On this day, September 22nd, 1994, Friends, the popular sitcom about six young adults living in New York City debuts on NBC.
On this day, September 21st, 1897 The "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" editorial is published in the New York Sun.
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