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October 28, 1886

The first ticker tape parade

A spontaneous celebration occurred during the dedication of the Statue of Liberty in New York City on October 28, 1886. Ticker tape was the paper output of ticker tape machines used by brokerage houses which provided updated stock market quotes.

http://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm

http://tickertapeparade.com

 

 

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