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Great Depression

Wall Street Crash of 1929 begins

Thursday Oct 24, 1929
New York City, New York, U.S.

Wall Street Crash of 1929 begins. Stocks lose over 11% of their value upon the opening bell. Economic historians usually consider the catalyst of the Great Depression to be the sudden devastating collapse of U.S. stock market prices, starting on October 24, 1929.


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