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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Board of Foreign Mis Appropriations by Congress .174 BACON , PRODUCTION
OF . 232 sions ... .342 Arabic Numerals . 78 Banking Statistics 222 , 223
Chemical Society : .284 Abitration , Court of ........ 84 Bankruptcy Law , U. S ... ..
177 Coins , Foreign , Value of . 90 Daughters of Revolution .. 356 CAB FARES ,
NEW YORK CITY.538 Coke Production ..... 231 of Confederacy , United .. 355
Cabinet Officers Since 1789 ...... 122 College Colors . 316 of Holland Dames . .
128 Foreign Bank Statistics 223 Heart Disease , Deaths from ... 244 Election
Returns Begin . 443 Foreign Coins , Value of .. ..13,90 Height , Buildings , iu N. Y
..535 Elections , State , When Next Consuls in N. Y. City .. .533 Points in N. Y. City
25 Order of Foreign Wars ..... 350 “ : Population of ... 371 , 377 Letter Postage . 67
Resources of Europe 359 Irish Catholic Union .... 330 Library Ass'n , American . .
321 " Service Regulations in Iron and Steel Tonnage in U.S. 161 Libraries ...
354 of Foreign Cities . 63 Saturn , Planet .... 47 Speakers of U.S. House of
RepRank of Officers , Army & Navy.403 Savings Banks , N.Y.City 499 , 501
resentatives ... .121 Rapid Transit Com . , N.Y. 492 Banks Statistics , 224 Speed
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