Black Wednesday (disambiguation)
Black Wednesday is a generic term often used for a Wednesday historical event such as a stock market crash.
Black Wednesday(1992 UK), when the United Kingdomwithdrew the Pound sterlingfrom the European Exchange Rate Mechanism(also named White Wednesday.)
* Black Wednesday (Thanksgiving), for the day "before"
Thanksgiving, nicknamed to match the Black Friday after Thanksgiving, e.g., for internet sales started earlier to attract Christmas shoppers and for revelry at the beginning of the four day Thanksgiving weekend.
* Black Wednesday
September 17 2008- The Dow Jones Industrial Averagedropped 449.36 points (or 4.1%), the FTSE 100dropped 113.2 points (or 2.3%), the NASDAQdropped 109.05 points (or 4.9%), the NYSEdropped 352.74 points (or 4.5%), and the S&P 500dropped 57.20 points (or 4.7%).
* Black Wednesday
October 8 2008- The Dow Jones Industrial Averagedropped 189.01 points (or 2%), the FTSE 100dropped 238.5 points (or 5.2%), the NASDAQdropped 14.55 points (or 0.8%), the NYSEdropped 82.03 points (or 1.3%), and the S&P 500dropped 11.29 points (or 1.1%).
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