Black Friday

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Black Friday may refer to:


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Single days[edit]

  • Black Friday, the 1688 imprisonment of the Seven Bishops of the Church of England, on the eve of the Glorious Revolution
  • Panic of 1866, sometimes referred to as Black Friday, a international financial downturn that accompanied the failure of Overend, Gurney and Company in London
  • Black Friday (1869), the Fisk-Gould Scandal, a financial crisis in the United States
  • Black Friday (1881), the Eyemouth disaster in which 189 fishermen died
  • Black Friday (1910), a particularly violent women's suffrage event in England
  • Black Friday (1919), the Battle of George Square, a riot stemming from industrial unrest in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Black Friday (1921), the announcement of British transport union leaders not to call for strike action against wage reductions for miners
  • Black Friday (1929), a finance crash at the Wall Street, which affected the global economy
  • Black Friday (1939), a day of devastating bushfires in Victoria, Australia
  • Black Friday (1944), a disastrous attack by the Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada near Woensdrecht during the Battle of the Scheldt
  • Black Friday (1945), an Allied military operation during the Norwegian campaigns in World War II
  • Black Friday, the 1950 Red River Flood, which burst several dikes flooding much of Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Black Friday, the 1959 cancellation of Avro Arrow, which resulted in massive layoffs in the Canadian Aerospace industry
  • Black Friday (1960), San Francisco City protest against the House Un-American Activities Committee
  • Black Friday (1978), a massacre of protesters in Iran
  • Black Friday (1987), a tornado in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Black Friday, the Friday the 13th mini-crash of the stock market in 1989
  • Black Friday, a 1992 event in which the Aladdin script was rewritten by Jeffrey Katzenberg's order
  • Black Friday (1993), a series of bomb explosions in Mumbai, India
  • Black Friday, a 1993 event in which production of Toy Story was nearly shut down
  • Black Friday, the 1995 murder of Selena
  • Black Friday (Maldives), a 2004 crackdown by government forces in Malé, Maldives, on peaceful protesters
  • Black Friday (2005), an event in which tribal students were killed in Meghalaya, India
  • Black Friday (2011), an event in which several online poker sites were seized as a result of United States v. Scheinberg et al.
  • Black Friday (2015) or Bloody Friday, a string of terrorist attacks on June 26, 2015 in France, Kuwait, Somalia, Syria and Tunisia

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