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Summary.     Click for More > World markets continue to slide  In the first hour of trading on Wall Street, the Dow was down 41.85, or 0.38%, to 10,875.66. It fell as much as 175 in the opening minutes Turmoil sends US stocks tumbling US banks make shock status switch Dow closed down 777 points   Dow Jones hits 5-year low  The Dow Jones fell below 10,000 points for the first time since 2004 as U.S. stocks followed Europe and Asia with heavy losses Phillies win the World Series Citigroup job cull to hit 75,000 Recession fears hit stock markets Citigroup secures U.S. government lifeline Top 9/11 suspects to plead guilty   Top investors 'hit by $50bn con'  Some of the world's wealthiest private and corporate investors are reported to be victims of an alleged fraud by Wall Street broker Bernard ...
Heath Ledger found dead Giants win Super Bowl over Patriots McCain surges ahead in primaries Scandal-hit governor resigns Pope offers prayer at Ground Zero Clinton 'wins key Democrat vote' Oil soars to new record over $135 9/11 suspects on trial Oil price soars as US woes mount Oil price per barrel reached $147.02  OPEC's president predicted prices may reach $170 by the Northern summer Federer beats Murray for 5th U.S. Open Lehman Bros files for bankruptcy
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Heath Ledger found dead   Hollywood actor was found unconscious at the apartment at a residence in Manhattan Giants win Super Bowl over Patriots  In one of the biggest upsets in Super Bowl history, New York shattered the New England Patriots' unbeaten season 17-14   McCain surges ahead in primaries  John McCain has forged ahead in his bid to win the Republican nomination, winning some major primaries US 'to charge six 9/11 suspects' 6 Gitmo detainees to face trial for 9/11 Scandal-hit governor 'sorry' Scandal-hit governor resigns   Eliot Spitzer has resigned, after being linked to a prostitution ring. Flanked by his wife, he told he could not allow 'private failings' to disrupt public work Gold hits $1,000 for first time Bear Stearns gets emergency funds JPMorgan to acquire Bear Stearns Markets slump on banking worries Pope promotes friendship at synagogue Crude hits record $117 per barrel   Pope offers prayer at Ground Zero   Benedict XVI has visited the scene of the 11 September 2001 attacks on Twin Towers, at the end of a six-day tour of the US Stadium Mass ends Pope's US visit   Clinton 'wins key Democrat vote'  Hillary Clinton has beaten Democratic rival Barack Obama. Analysts say she needs a big win to keep her campaign alive Global manhunt ends in pedophile's arrest Oil soars to new record over $135  The price of oil is more than twice what it cost a year ago. The latest surge was driven by fallen US supplies of crude Detroit claims Stanley Cup over Pittsburgh 9/11 suspects on trial  Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, and 4 other key suspects are appearing at a military tribunal 9/11 suspect to court: Martyr me Oil price soars as US woes mount  The price of oil has made a record jump to nearly $139 a barrel, gaining more than $10 - its biggest-ever one-day rise Oil price surges above $143 a barrel Oil price per barrel reached $147.02


January 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jan.2  Jail break guard commits suicide
Jan.11  Jones is sentenced to six months
Jan.13  Giants beat Cowboys, 21-17
Jan.15  Citigroup's $9.8bn sub-prime loss
Jan.20  New York edged Green Bay 23-20 in OT
Jan.22  Market panic as world stocks slump
 


February 2008 ... more > Top ^
Feb.3  
Feb.4  US rivals in frantic campaigning
Feb.5  
Feb.6  Actor Ledger 'died of overdose'
Feb.8  9/11 terror suspect extradited to Spain
Feb.11
Feb.14  Pilot jailed over 9/11 can claim damages
Feb.23  W. Klitschko wins unification bout


March 2008 ... more > Top ^
Mar.6  Bicyclist sought in Times Square bombing
 U.S. warns on al Qaeda plotting
Mar.10
Mar.11  Deadline to quit for Governor Spitzer
Mar.12  
Mar.13
Mar.14
Mar.15  Deadly crane collapse
Mar.16
Mar.17
Mar.18  Obama says US cannot ignore race
Mar.23  Sarkozy's ex-wife prepares to wed
Mar.30  'Killing Fields' journalist dies


April 2008 ... more > Top ^
Apr.7  NY blocks mayor's congestion plan
Apr.13  Democrat rivals defend abortion
Apr.18
 Tower plans found in rubbish
Apr.19  Pope tells of youth under Nazis
Apr.20  
 Pennsylvania campaign gains pace
Apr.21  Final push for Pennsylvania vote
Apr.22  
Apr.25  Police acquitted over shooting


May 2008 ... more > Top ^
May.3  Flyers win playoffs over Canadiens
May.8
May.13  Freud work sets new world record
May.18  Penguins ice Flyers, reach Cup Finals
May.22  
May.30  Chaos as crane collapses


June 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1  Jamaica's Bolt is world's fastest man
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Jun.6  Oil prices soar above $134 a barrel
 
Jun.10  US net firms to block child porn
Jun.16  Oil at record near $140 a barrel
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July 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1  9/11 detainees face separate hearings
Jul.11  
  OPEC's president predicted prices may reach $170 by the Northern summer
Jul.17  James Brown's 'relics' auctioned

August 2008 ... more > Top ^
Aug.6  Packers to send Favre to New York Aug.21  Oil price jumps above $121 a barrel Aug.28  #1 Ivanovic stunned by Coin at U.S. Open Aug.30  Top seed Nadal overpowers Troicki

September 2008 ... more > Top ^
Sep.3  Safina powers through to U.S. Open semis Sep.5  Djokovic exacts revenge on Roddick  Serena, Jankovic advance to final Sep.6  Federer sweeps past lackluster Djokovic Sep.7  Murray stuns No. 1 Nadal Serena Williams wins U.S. Open Sep.8     Federer beats Murray for 5th U.S. Open  Roger Federer easily beat Andy Murray 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 to win his fifth consecutive U.S. Open and 13th Grand Slam title Sep.11 US marks seventh 9/11 anniversary Sep.14 Barclays quits Lehman sale talks   Lehman Bros files for bankruptcy
  The 4th-largest investment bank in the US will file for bankruptcy protection, amid a growing global financial crisis
 The move dealed a further blow to the global financial system. It was a primary dealer in the U.S. Treasury securities market. The filing marked the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history
Sep.16   World markets continue to slide
  In the first hour of trading on Wall Street, the Dow was down 41.85, or 0.38%, to 10,875.66. It fell as much as 175 in the opening minutes.    UK's FTSE 100 shedding 3.2%. Central banks around the globe have pumped funds into the markets, including $5...
Sep.17 Investors edgy as US stocks fall   Turmoil sends US stocks tumbling   US stocks have plunged to a 3-year low amid continuing financial volatility and despite the bailout of the insurance giant AIG Sep.21   US banks make shock status switch  Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are to become bank holding companies, allowing them to take deposits from investors  Yankee Stadium hosts final game Sep.22  Morgan Stanley sells stake to Mitsubishi Sep.24  Zardari tells Palin she's 'gorgeous' Sep.29   Dow closed down 777 points  The stock market immediately dipped after it became apparent that the $700 billion bailout package would fail Sep.30  U.S. stocks rebound after bailout failure

October 2008 ... more > Top ^
Oct.2 Bailout vote fails to lift markets
Oct.3 Stocks slide ahead of crucial bailout vote Oct.7     Dow Jones hits 5-year low
  The Dow Jones fell below 10,000 points for the first time since 2004 as U.S. stocks followed Europe and Asia with heavy losses.    World stock markets have plunged after government bank bail-o...
Wall Street flat as Fed unveils new plan Oct.9 Wall St. falls after early gains Oct.10  Dow bounces after opening plunge Oct.13 Dow increases by 935 points or 11.1%  Krugman wins Nobel for economics Oct.15  Phillies winning series over Dodgers Oct.23  Term limit extended to 3 4-year terms Oct.29   Phillies win the World Series  Philadelphia win the 2008 World Series 4 games to 1, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in Game 5

November 2008 ... more > Top ^
Nov.13 Bush defends free-market system
Nov.17   Citigroup job cull to hit 75,000  The bank has announced plans for new job cuts, on top of 23,000 cuts already made this year It's about 20% of its staff Nov.19 US shares plunge to five-year low Nov.20   Recession fears hit stock markets  World shares have fallen amid concerns that the economy will enter a protracted downturn. The Dow Jones fell 2.3% in early trade Nov.21  Uncertainty sends Citigroup lower  US shares up on 'Treasury choice' Gadhafi's son praises Libya-U.S. relations Nov.23   Citigroup secures U.S. government lifeline  The government outlined a massive rescue package that would inject another $20 billion into the banking giant, shares of which have plunged

December 2008 ... more > Top ^
Dec.6  Von Bulow dies after 28-year coma Dec.8   Top 9/11 suspects to plead guilty  9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and 4 co-defendants have told a military judge at Guantanamo Bay they want to confess and plead guilt...  9/11 conspirators want to confess Dec.13     Top investors 'hit by $50bn con'
  Some of the world's wealthiest private and corporate investors are reported to be victims of an alleged fraud by Wall Street broker Bernard Madoff.    Madoff ran a fund that paid annual interest of about 10% but prosecutors say it was, in effect, similar to a pyrami...
Dec.17 Madoff under curfew on $10m bail Dec.22  Sopranos actor cleared of murder Dec.23  Madoff investor commits suicide Dec.24  Bush revokes developer's pardon


Heath Ledger found dead   Hollywood actor was found unconscious at the apartment at a residence in Manhattan Gold hits $1,000 for first time Bear Stearns gets emergency funds JPMorgan to acquire Bear Stearns Markets slump on banking worries Crude hits record $117 per barrel Oil soars to new record over $135  The price of oil is more than twice what it cost a year ago. The latest surge was driven by fallen US supplies of crude Oil price soars as US woes mount  The price of oil has made a record jump to nearly $139 a barrel, gaining more than $10 - its biggest-ever one-day rise Oil price surges above $143 a barrel Oil price per barrel reached $147.02




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Mar.6  U.S. warns on al Qaeda plotting




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2008
Mar.15  Deadly crane collapse
May.30  Chaos as crane collapses
Dec.23  Madoff investor commits suicide




Mid-Atlantic states, 2008 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2008
Jan.15  Citigroup's $9.8bn sub-prime loss
Jan.22  Market panic as world stocks slump
Jan.22
Feb.6  Actor Ledger 'died of overdose'
Mar.13
Mar.14
Mar.16
Mar.17
Apr.18  Tower plans found in rubbish
Apr.18
May.13  Freud work sets new world record
May.22
Jun.6  Oil prices soar above $134 a barrel
Jun.6
Jun.16  Oil at record near $140 a barrel
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Jul.11
  OPEC's president predicted prices may reach $170 by the Northern summer
Jul.17  James Brown's 'relics' auctioned Aug.21  Oil price jumps above $121 a barrel Sep.14 Barclays quits Lehman sale talks
Sep.14 Lehman Bros files for bankruptcy
  The 4th-largest investment bank in the US will file for bankruptcy protection, amid a growing global financial crisis
 The move dealed a further blow to the global financial system. It was a primary dealer in the U.S. Treasury securities market. The filing marked the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history
Sep.16 World markets continue to slide
  In the first hour of trading on Wall Street, the Dow was down 41.85, or 0.38%, to 10,875.66. It fell as much as 175 in the opening minutes.    UK's FTSE 100 shedding 3.2%. Central banks around the globe have pumped funds into the markets, including $5...
Sep.17 Investors edgy as US stocks fall Sep.17 Turmoil sends US stocks tumbling   US stocks have plunged to a 3-year low amid continuing financial volatility and despite the bailout of the insurance giant AIG Sep.21 US banks make shock status switch  Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are to become bank holding companies, allowing them to take deposits from investors Sep.22  Morgan Stanley sells stake to Mitsubishi Sep.29 Dow closed down 777 points  The stock market immediately dipped after it became apparent that the $700 billion bailout package would fail Sep.30  U.S. stocks rebound after bailout failure Oct.2 Bailout vote fails to lift markets Oct.3 Stocks slide ahead of crucial bailout vote Oct.7   Dow Jones hits 5-year low
  The Dow Jones fell below 10,000 points for the first time since 2004 as U.S. stocks followed Europe and Asia with heavy losses.    World stock markets have plunged after government bank bail-o...
Oct.7 Wall Street flat as Fed unveils new plan Oct.9 Wall St. falls after early gains Oct.10  Dow bounces after opening plunge Oct.13 Dow increases by 935 points or 11.1% Oct.13  Krugman wins Nobel for economics Nov.13 Bush defends free-market system Nov.17 Citigroup job cull to hit 75,000  The bank has announced plans for new job cuts, on top of 23,000 cuts already made this year It's about 20% of its staff Nov.19 US shares plunge to five-year low Nov.20 Recession fears hit stock markets
  World shares have fallen amid concerns that the economy will enter a protracted downturn. The Dow Jones fell 2.3% in early trade Nov.21  Uncertainty sends Citigroup lower Nov.21  US shares up on 'Treasury choice' Nov.23 Citigroup secures U.S. government lifeline  The government outlined a massive rescue package that would inject another $20 billion into the banking giant, shares of which have plunged Dec.13   Top investors 'hit by $50bn con'
  Some of the world's wealthiest private and corporate investors are reported to be victims of an alleged fraud by Wall Street broker Bernard Madoff.    Madoff ran a fund that paid annual interest of about 10% but prosecutors say it was, in effect, similar to a pyrami...
Dec.17 Madoff under curfew on $10m bail Dec.22  Sopranos actor cleared of murder Dec.23  Madoff investor commits suicide



Mid-Atlantic states, 2008 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.11  Jones is sentenced to six months Jan.13  Giants beat Cowboys, 21-17 Jan.20  New York edged Green Bay 23-20 in OT Feb.3 Giants win Super Bowl over Patriots  In one of the biggest upsets in Super Bowl history, New York shattered the New England Patriots' unbeaten season 17-14 Feb.23  W. Klitschko wins unification bout May.3  Flyers win playoffs over Canadiens May.18  Penguins ice Flyers, reach Cup Finals Jun.1  Jamaica's Bolt is world's fastest man Jun.4 Detroit claims Stanley Cup over Pittsburgh
Aug.6  Packers to send Favre to New York Aug.28  #1 Ivanovic stunned by Coin at U.S. Open Aug.30  Top seed Nadal overpowers Troicki Sep.3  Safina powers through to U.S. Open semis Sep.5  Djokovic exacts revenge on Roddick Sep.5  Serena, Jankovic advance to final Sep.6  Federer sweeps past lackluster Djokovic Sep.7  Murray stuns No. 1 Nadal Sep.7 Serena Williams wins U.S. Open Sep.8   Federer beats Murray for 5th U.S. Open  Roger Federer easily beat Andy Murray 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 to win his fifth consecutive U.S. Open and 13th Grand Slam title Sep.21  Yankee Stadium hosts final game Oct.15  Phillies winning series over Dodgers Oct.29 Phillies win the World Series  Philadelphia win the 2008 World Series 4 games to 1, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in Game 5



Mid-Atlantic states, 2008 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.2  Jail break guard commits suicide Jan.11  Jones is sentenced to six months Feb.8  9/11 terror suspect extradited to Spain Feb.11 US 'to charge six 9/11 suspects'
Feb.11 6 Gitmo detainees to face trial for 9/11 Feb.14  Pilot jailed over 9/11 can claim damages Mar.6  Bicyclist sought in Times Square bombing Mar.6  U.S. warns on al Qaeda plotting Mar.10 Scandal-hit governor 'sorry' Apr.25  Police acquitted over shooting May.8 Global manhunt ends in pedophile's arrest Jun.5 9/11 suspects on trial
  Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, and 4 other key suspects are appearing at a military tribunal Jun.5 9/11 suspect to court: Martyr me Jun.10  US net firms to block child porn Jul.1  9/11 detainees face separate hearings Dec.8 Top 9/11 suspects to plead guilty  9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and 4 co-defendants have told a military judge at Guantanamo Bay they want to confess and plead guilt... Dec.8  9/11 conspirators want to confess Dec.13   Top investors 'hit by $50bn con'
  Some of the world's wealthiest private and corporate investors are reported to be victims of an alleged fraud by Wall Street broker Bernard Madoff.    Madoff ran a fund that paid annual interest of about 10% but prosecutors say it was, in effect, similar to a pyrami...
Dec.17 Madoff under curfew on $10m bail Dec.22  Sopranos actor cleared of murder Dec.23  Madoff investor commits suicide Dec.24  Bush revokes developer's pardon



Mid-Atlantic states, 2008 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.4  US rivals in frantic campaigning Feb.5   McCain surges ahead in primaries  John McCain has forged ahead in his bid to win the Republican nomination, winning some major primaries Mar.10 Scandal-hit governor 'sorry'
Mar.11  Deadline to quit for Governor Spitzer Mar.12 Scandal-hit governor resigns   Eliot Spitzer has resigned, after being linked to a prostitution ring. Flanked by his wife, he told he could not allow 'private failings' to disrupt public work Mar.18  Obama says US cannot ignore race Mar.23  Sarkozy's ex-wife prepares to wed Mar.30  'Killing Fields' journalist dies Apr.7  NY blocks mayor's congestion plan Apr.13  Democrat rivals defend abortion Apr.18 Pope promotes friendship at synagogue Apr.19  Pope tells of youth under Nazis Apr.20   Pope offers prayer at Ground Zero   Benedict XVI has visited the scene of the 11 September 2001 attacks on Twin Towers, at the end of a six-day tour of the US Apr.20  Pennsylvania campaign gains pace Apr.20 Stadium Mass ends Pope's US visit Apr.21  Final push for Pennsylvania vote Apr.22   Clinton 'wins key Democrat vote'  Hillary Clinton has beaten Democratic rival Barack Obama. Analysts say she needs a big win to keep her campaign alive Sep.11 US marks seventh 9/11 anniversary Sep.24  Zardari tells Palin she's 'gorgeous' Oct.23  Term limit extended to 3 4-year terms Nov.21 Gadhafi's son praises Libya-U.S. relations Dec.6  Von Bulow dies after 28-year coma Dec.24  Bush revokes developer's pardon