May 17 | Facts

May 17 | Facts

1792 The New York Stock Exchange was established when a group of 24 brokers and merchants met by a tree on what is now Wall Street and signed the Buttonwood Agreement. 1875 The first Kentucky Derby was held at Churchill Downs, in Louisville, Kentucky. 1938 NBC aired the Information Please quiz show on the radio for the first time. 1954 The Supreme Court ruled unanimously […]

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