January 1, 1961 in History
Event:
Largest check issued, National Bank of Chicago to Sears ($960.242 billion)



Related Topics:
Bank
Billion
Check
Chicago
issued
largest
National
Sears

Related Year:
1961

Related Events:
January 1


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1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect
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1901 Commonwealth of Australia established
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1863 Emancipation Proclamation issued by Abraham Lincoln