Stock Market Crash of 1987

On Monday, October 19, 1987, world markets starting with Hong Kong suffered heavy losses. When it came time for New York markets to open, there was carnage. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 508 points, more than 21%, in just one day.

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