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Tuesday marks the 90th anniversary of the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaching a peak of 381.17, just weeks before the Great Crash of 1929.
Stock Market Crash of 1929 (Federal Reserve History)The 1929 Stock Market Crash (Economic History Association)What Caused the Stock Market Crash of 1929? (History Channel)Black Tuesday (National Geographic Society)
On Wednesday, Pope Francis arrives in the African nation of Mozambique, first stop in a three-nation tour that also takes him to Madagascar and Mauritius.
Apostolic Journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius (Sept. 4-10) – Itinerary and live streamFollow @Pontifex on TwitterVatican NewsThe Holy See (Official Site)
Thursday kicks off the PaleyFest Fall TV Previews at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, named for CBS founder William S. Paley.
PaleyFest Fall TV Previews (Sept. 5-15) at the Paley Center for Media, Beverly Hills | Ticket Info
And Saturday sees the Women’s Singles finals at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships.
U.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen’s Singles DrawsSchedule of Play | Ticket Info
Story produced by Derrell Bouknight.