• Wall Street Bombed 98 Years Ago

    2 monthes ago - By Crossing Wall Street

    Ninety-six years ago today at one minute past noon, a bomb exploded on Wall Street which killed 38 people and wounded 143. Windows were shattered up to a half-mile away.
    For the first time ever, trading was halted on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange because of violence. The previous day, anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti had been indicted for bank robbery and murder.
    Damage from the blast is still visible on 23 Wall Street.
    From Wikipedia :
    At noon, a horse-drawn wagon passed by lunchtime crowds on Wall Street in New York City and stopped across the street from the headquarters of the...
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