Today in Wall Street Journal History

Historical Events

  • 1889-07-08 Wall Street Journal begins publishing
  • 2002-03-21 In Pakistan, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh along with three other suspects are charged with murder for their part in the kidnapping and killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
  • 2002-07-15 Anti-Terrorism Court of Pakistan hands down the death sentence to British born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and life terms to three others suspected of murdering Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
  • 2015-11-10 Fourth Republican presidential candidates debate, sponsored by "The Wall Street Journal", held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Famous Birthdays

  • 1947-03-27 Walt Mossberg, the highest-paid journalist at the Wall Street Journal

Famous Deaths

  • 1902-12-04 Charles Dow, American journalist (Dow Jones & Company - Wall Street Journal) (b. 1851)