September 20, 1873 in History

Event:

Panic sweeps New York Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure) New York shut banks for 10 days due to a bank scandal





More Notable Events on September 20:
1990 Both Germanys ratify reunification
1985 Walt Disney World receives its 200-millionth guest
1967 British liner Queen Elizabeth II launched at Clydebank, Scotland
1945 German rocket engineers begin work in U.S.
1904 Orville and Wilbur Wright fly a circle in their Flyer II
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