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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In the Table of Years leap years are underlined . Years ending in 00 in Old Style
dates are leap years ; in New Style dates only when the Year Letter is F. Greek
Church and Russian Calendar , 1902 . A. D. 32 Ready - Reference Calendar . - 1
The receipts of the Patent Office during the year ending December 31 , 1900 ,
were $ 1,350,828.53 , and expenditures , $ 1,260,019.62 . Receipts over
expenditures , $ 90,808.91 . The following is a statement of the business of the
office for the ...
In the following table are the statistics of the service : Year Ending Since
Introduction Year Ending Since Introduction June 30 , B of Life - Saving SysJune
30 , of Life - Saving System in 1871 , to tem in 1871 , to 1901 . 1901 . June 30 ,
Total Exports ENDING Total Exports . Excess of Imports . and JUNE 30 .
Domestic . Foreign . Iinports . Exports . 1875 $ 499,284,100 $ 14,158,611 $
513,442,711 $ 533,005,436 $ 1,046,448,147 1876 525,582,247 14,802,424
FOREIGN TRADE OF THE UNITED STATES - Continued . and IMPORTS AND
EXPORTS AT PRINCIPAL PORTS OF THE UNITED STATES . YEAR ENDING
JUNE 30 . YEAR ENDING JUNE 30 . CUSTOMS CUSTOMS Imports . Exports .
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