Black Friday 1869 – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Black Friday, September 24, 1869 was caused by two speculators’ efforts, Jay Gould and James Fisk, to corner the gold market on the New York Gold Exchange. It was one of several scandals that rocked the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant.
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More fun to listen to it, though. It’s the one day a year I can actually justify playing this song 🙂
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