The World Almanac and Book of Facts
The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a US published reference work and conveys information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, sports feats, etc. It has been published yearly from 1868 to 1875, and again every year since 1886. The first edition of The World Almanac was published by The New York World newspaper in 1868 (the name of the publication comes from the newspaper itself, which was known as The World). Published just three years after the end of the US Civil War and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, its 120 pages of information touched on such events as the process of Reconstruction and the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. Publication was suspended in 1876, but in 1886 newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer, who had purchased The New York World and quickly transformed it into one of the most influential newspapers in the country, revived The World Almanac with the intention of making it a compendium of universal knowledge. The World Almanac has been published annually since.
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Earnings & Expenses . .193-211 Nickel Production .. .230 , 231 sity .388
Employés in U.S. 212 Night Signals on Steamers ..... 192 Population , According
to Expresses .. .194-211 No. Carolina Election Returns . 475 School Age and
As the result of an Easter contest in good taste and shopping judgment for wage -
earning women , forty - three contestants won Easter outfits or Easter garments
from the forty - three WORLD advertisers in those lines , the first prize being a ...
... favored steamship corporations now earning large dividends . We urge among
other things the admission into this country , free of duty , of all articles entering
into the construction and repair of ships . Inasmuch as we are exporting , for use ...
New York imposed a franchise tax on savings banks of 1 per cent annually on the
par value of their surplus and undivided earnings , and a similar tax upon the
capital stock , surplus , and undivided profits of every domestic trust company ...
... route in all cases was that between New York and Queenstown , east or west .
Date . Steamer . D. H. M. Date . Steamer . D. H. M. 1856 . Persia ... 9 1 45 1885 .. .
Etruria .. 6 5 Railroad Statistics . MILEAGE , ASSETS , LIABILITIES , EARNINGS.
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