CHRISTMAS EVE ON WALL STREET – 1882
A spontaneous practical joke, on Christmas Eve 1882, at the New York Stock Exchange, ignited a wild chain reaction of very silly shenanigans. And that wasn’t the only place of business where that happened.
Fun at the Stock Exchange; Rollicking Brokers Anticipating the Joys of Merry Christmas, New York Times, December 24, 1882.
Fun at the Exchanges, New York Times, December 25, 1881
Grocery Mens’ Jubilee: A Day of Much Amusement at the Exchange, New York Times, January 01, 1882.
Forgotten News: The Crime of the Century and Other Lost Stories, by Jack Finney (1983).
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Jingle Bells (Calm)
I Knew A Guy
Deck The Halls
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Source: Chesterton, G.K., The Wrong Books At Christmas, Illustrated London News, January 09, 1909.
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