world's largest Dow Jones industrial average drop.

WORLD'S LARGEST DOW JONES
INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE DROP

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What was the largest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average?



Since the creation of the Dow Jones industrial average back in 1896 the largest ever one day drop occurred on September 29, 2008 when after federal lawmakers failed to pass a $700 billion plan to bail out the financial system, the DOW plummeted from 11,143.13 to 10,365.45, a drop of 777.68 points or 6.98%.

Percentage wise, the largest one day drop occurred on Black Monday, October 19, 1987 when the DOW dropped 508 points resulting in a 22.6% drop.

On Saturday, December 12, 1914, after a four month closure due to the outbreak of WWI, in after market trading the DOW shed 24.39%.

The Great Crash of 1929 spanned several days with the worst being Black Monday and Black Tuesday, Monday, October 28, 1929 and Tuesday, October 29, 1929 when the DOW shed 13% and 12% respectively.

the largest Dow Jones industrial average drop in the world.

 largest Dow Jones industrial average drop.

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