What Happened on October 1, 1907

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

A downturn in the stock market leads to a run on the dollar; US President Theodore Roosevelt will be forced to call on financier JP Morgan to help manage the financial crisis

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
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