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Revised through January 2011 HISTORY OF NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE HOLIDAYS

Listed below are the years the NYSE has closed on standard holidays since 1885. Please see the following list of NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE SPECIAL CLOSINGS, 1885–date for additional historical closings due to memorials, weather, extended observances of holiday celebrations, and the like.

New Year's Day (Jan. 1) Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 15)

Closed every year. Closed for 1 minute of silence at noon since 1986. Closed all day beginning in 1998. Observed on the third Monday of January. Closed every year, 1896-1953. Closed every year. Observed on Mondays since 1971. Closed every year except 1898, 1906 and 1907. Closed every year since 1873. Observed on Mondays since 1971. Closed every year. Closed every year, 1887-date. Closed every year, 1909-1953. Closed every year through 1968. Closed presidential election years only, 1972-1980. Closed all day, 1918 and 1921. Closed for two minutes, 1922-1933. Closed all day, 1934-1953. Closed at 11:00 am for two minutes, 19542006.1 Closed every year. Closed every year.

Lincoln's Birthday (Feb. 12) Washington's Birthday (Feb. 22)

Good Friday

Decoration/Memorial Day (May 30)

Independence Day (July 4) Labor Day Columbus Day (Oct. 12) Election Day

Armistice/Veteran's Day (Nov. 11)

Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day (Dec. 25)

Traditionally, when a holiday falls on a Sunday, the NYSE closes the succeeding Monday. On July 3, 1959, the Board adopted a policy that, when a holiday falls on a Saturday, the Exchange will not be open for business on the preceding Friday, unless it ends a monthly or yearly accounting period. See NYSE Rule 51.
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Beginning in 2007, the two-minute moment of silence took place prior to the start of the trading day.

NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE SPECIAL CLOSINGS, 1885–date

Aug. 8, 1885 (Sat) July 2, 1887 (Sat) Dec. 24, 1887 (Sat) Mar. 12-13, 1888 (Mon-Tue) Sept. 1, 1888 (Sat) Nov. 30, 1888 (Fri) Apr. 29-May 1, 1889 (Mon-Wed)

Funeral of former President Ulysses S. Grant. Saturday before Independence Day. Christmas Eve. Blizzard of 1888. Saturday before Labor Day. Friday after Thanksgiving Day. Centennial celebration of Washington's inauguration. Saturday after Independence Day. Saturday after Christmas. Saturday before Independence Day. Columbian Celebration. Columbian Celebration. Columbian Celebration. Saturday after Christmas. Grant's birthday. Charter Day. Saturday before Independence Day. Welcome of naval commanders. Saturday before Labor Day. Saturday before Christmas. Saturday before Lincoln's Birthday. Monday before Decoration Day. Monday before Independence Day. Admiral Dewey Celebration. Funeral of Vice-President Garret A. Hobart.

July 5, 1890 (Sat) Dec. 26, 1891 (Sat) July 2, 1892 (Sat) Oct. 12, 1892 (Wed) Oct. 21-22, 1892 (Fri-Sat) Apr. 27, 1893 (Thu) Dec. 26, 1896 (Sat) Apr. 27, 1897 (Tue) May 4, 1898 (Wed) July 2, 1898 (Sat) Aug. 20, 1898 (Sat) Sept. 3, 1898 (Sat) Dec. 24, 1898 (Sat) Feb. 11, 1899 (Sat) May 29, 1899 (Mon) July 3, 1899 (Mon) Sept. 29-30, 1899 (Fri-Sat) Nov. 25, 1899 (Sat)

Apr. 14, 1900 (Sat) Sept. 1, 1900 (Sat) Dec. 24, 1900 (Mon) Feb. 2, 1901 (Sat) Feb. 23, 1901 (Sat) Apr. 6, 1901 (Sat) Apr. 27, 1901 (Sat)

Saturday after Good Friday. Saturday before Labor Day. Christmas Eve. Funeral of Queen Victoria of England. Saturday after Washington's Birthday. Saturday after Good Friday. Moved to temporary quarters in Produce Exchange. Enlarged temporary quarters in Produce Exchange. Days after Independence Day. Saturday before Labor Day. Death of President William McKinley. Funeral of President William McKinley. Saturday after Good Friday. Saturday after Decoration Day. Saturday after Independence Day. Coronation of King Edward VII of England. Saturday before Labor Day. Saturday before Washington's Birthday. Saturday after Good Friday. Opening of new NYSE building. Saturday before Labor Day. Saturday after Christmas. Saturday before Decoration Day. Saturday before Independence Day. Saturday before Labor Day.
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May 11, 1901 (Sat) July 5-6, 1901 (Fri-Sat) Aug. 31, 1901 (Sat) Sept. 14, 1901 (Sat) Sept. 19, 1901 (Thu) Mar. 29, 1902 (Sat) May 31, 1902 (Sat) July 5, 1902 (Sat) Aug. 9, 1902 (Sat) Aug. 30, 1902 (Sat) Feb. 21, 1903 (Sat) Apr. 11, 1903 (Sat) Apr. 22, 1903 (Wed) Sept. 5, 1903 (Sat) Dec. 26, 1903 (Sat) May 28, 1904 (Sat) July 2, 1904 (Sat) Sept. 3, 1904 (Sat)

Dec. 24, 1904 (Sat) Apr. 22, 1905 (Sat) Feb. 23, 1907 (Sat) Mar. 30, 1907 (Sat) Aug. 31, 1907 (Sat) Apr. 18, 1908 (Sat) June 26, 1908 (Fri)

Saturday before Christmas. Saturday after Good Friday. Saturday after Washington's birthday. Saturday after Good Friday. Saturday before Labor Day. Saturday after Good Friday. Closed at 1:00 pm. Funeral of former President Grover Cleveland. Saturday before Labor Day. Saturday after Christmas. Saturday after Lincoln's Birthday. Saturday after Good Friday. Saturday before Decoration Day. Saturday before Independence Day. Saturday before Labor Day. Reception Day of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration. Saturday after Good Friday. Closed 11:00 am. Death of King Edward VII of England. Closed from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Funeral of King Edward VII. Saturday before Decoration Day. Saturday before Independence Day. Saturday before Labor Day. Saturday before Christmas. Saturday after Good Friday. Saturday before Labor Day. Saturday before Christmas.
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Sept. 5, 1908 (Sat) Dec. 26, 1908 (Sat) Feb. 13, 1909 (Sat) Apr. 10, 1909 (Sat) May 29, 1909 (Sat) July 3, 1909 (Sat) Sept. 4, 1909 (Sat) Sept. 25, 1909 (Sat) Mar. 26, 1910 (Sat) May 7, 1910 (Sat)

May 20, 1910 (Fri)

May 28, 1910 (Sat) July 2, 1910 (Sat) Sept. 3, 1910 (Sat) Dec. 24, 1910 (Sat) Apr. 15, 1911 (Sat) Sept. 2, 1911 (Sat) Dec. 23, 1911 (Sat)

Aug. 31, 1912 (Sat) Nov. 2, 1912 (Sat) Mar. 22, 1913 (Sat) Apr. 14, 1913 (Mon)

Saturday before Labor Day. Funeral of Vice-President James S. Sherman. Saturday after Good Friday. Closed from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Funeral of J. P. Morgan. Saturday after Decoration Day. Saturday after Independence Day. Saturday before Labor Day. Closed from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Funeral of Mayor William J. Gaynor. Closed pending outbreak of World War I. Reopened for trading in bonds with price restrictions on November 28, 1914; for trading in a limited number of stocks under price restrictions on December 12, 1914; and for trading in all stocks, under price restrictions, on December 15, 1914. All restrictions were removed April 1, 1915. Saturday before New Year's Day. Draft Registration Day. Heat. Closed at 12:00 noon. Parade of National Guard. Saturday before Labor Day. Saturday after Columbus Day. Closed at 12:00 noon. Liberty Day. Heatless day. Heatless day. Heatless day. Closed at 12:00 noon. Liberty Day. Closed from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon. Funeral of former Mayor John Purroy Mitchell. Draft registration day.
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May 31, 1913 (Sat) July 5, 1913 (Sat) Aug. 30, 1913 (Sat) Sept. 22, 1913 (Mon)

July 31-Nov. 27, 1914 (Fri-Fri)

Dec. 30, 1916 (Sat) June 5, 1917 (Tue) Aug. 4, 1917 (Sat) Aug. 29, 1917 (Wed) Sept. 1, 1917 (Sat) Oct. 13, 1917 (Sat) Oct. 24, 1917 (Wed) Jan. 28, 1918 (Mon) Feb. 4, 1918 (Mon) Feb. 11, 1918 (Mon) Apr. 26, 1918 (Fri) July 11, 1918 (Thu)

Sept. 12, 1918 (Thu)

Nov. 7, 1918 (Thu) Nov. 11, 1918 (Mon) Jan. 7, 1919 (Tue)

Closed at 2:30 pm. False armistice report. Armistice signed. Closed at 12:30 pm. Funeral of former President Theodore Roosevelt. Homecoming of 27th Division. Parade of 77th Division. Saturday after Decoration Day. Saturday after Independence Day. Heat and to allow offices to catch up on work. To allow offices to catch up on work. To allow offices to catch up on work. Saturday before Labor Day. Return of General John J. Pershing. Opened at 10:30 am – traffic block. Opened at 10:30 am – traffic block. Saturday after Good Friday. Many firms changed office locations. Saturday before Independence Day. Saturday before Labor Day. Closed at 12:00 noon. Wall Street explosion. Saturday before Decoration Day. Saturday before Independence Day. Opened at 1:00 pm. Fire in annunciator board. Saturday before Labor Day. Saturday before Christmas Day. Death of President Warren G. Harding.
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Mar. 25, 1919 (Tue) May 6, 1919 (Tue) May 31, 1919 (Sat) July 5, 1919 (Sat) July 19, 1919 (Sat) Aug. 2, 1919 (Sat) Aug. 16, 1919 (Sat) Aug. 30, 1919 (Sat) Sept. 10, 1919 (Wed) Dec. 30, 1919 (Tue) Feb. 6, 1920 (Fri) Apr. 3, 1920 (Sat) May 1, 1920 (Sat) July 3, 1920 (Sat) Sept. 4, 1920 (Sat) Sept. 16, 1920 (Thu) May 28, 1921 (Sat) July 2, 1921 (Sat) Aug. 2, 1921 (Tue) Sept. 3, 1921 (Sat) Dec. 23, 1922 (Sat) Aug. 3, 1923 (Fri)

Aug. 8, 1923 (Wed)

Closed from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm during funeral services for President Warren G. Harding in Washington, DC. Funeral of President Warren G. Harding at Marion, Ohio. Closed at 12:30 pm. Funeral of former President Woodrow Wilson. Saturday after Decoration Day. Opened at 10:45 am. Eclipse of sun. Closed at 2:30 pm. Funeral of Seymour L. Cromwell, former NYSE president. Saturday after Christmas Day. Saturday before Decoration Day. Saturday before Independence Day. Saturday before Labor Day. Parade for Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh. Heavy volume. To allow member firm offices to catch up on work. Heavy volume. To allow member firm offices to catch up on work. Heavy volume. To allow member firm offices to catch up on work. Heavy volume. To allow member firm offices to catch up on work. Heavy volume. To allow member firm offices to catch up on work. Closed at 2:00 pm to allow member firm offices to catch up on work. Heavy volume. Heavy volume. To allow member firm offices to catch up on work. Heavy volume. To allow member firm offices to catch up on work.

Aug. 10, 1923 (Fri)

Feb. 6, 1924 (Wed)

May 31, 1924 (Sat) Jan. 24, 1925 (Sat) Sept. 18, 1925 (Fri)

Dec. 26, 1925 (Sat) May 29, 1926 (Sat) July 3, 1926 (Sat) Sept. 4, 1926 (Sat) June 13, 1927 (Mon) Apr. 7, 1928 (Sat)

Apr. 21, 1928 (Sat)

May 5, 1928 (Sat)

May 12, 1928 (Sat)

May 19, 1928 (Sat)

May 21-25, 1928 (Mon-Fri)

May 26, 1928 (Sat)

Nov. 24, 1928 (Sat)

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Feb. 9, 1929 (Sat)

Heavy volume. To allow member firm offices to catch up on work. Saturday after Washington's Birthday. Saturday after Good Friday. Saturday before Labor Day. Opened at 12:00 noon to allow member firm offices to catch up on work and to relieve personnel. To allow member firm offices to catch up on work and to relieve personnel. Closed at 1:00 pm to allow member firm offices to catch up on work and to relieve personnel. To allow member firm offices to catch up on work and to relieve personnel. Closed at 1:00 pm to allow member firm offices to catch up on work and to relieve personnel. To allow member firm offices to catch up on work and to relieve personnel. Closed at 1:00 pm to allow member firm offices to catch up on work and to relieve personnel. To allow member firm offices to catch up on work and to relieve personnel. To allow member firm offices to catch up on work and to relieve personnel. Closed at 12:30 pm. Funeral of former President William Howard Taft. Saturday after Good Friday. Saturday after Decoration Day. Saturday after Independence Day. Saturday before Labor Day. Saturday before Labor Day. Saturday after Christmas. Saturday before Independence Day.
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Feb. 23, 1929 (Sat) Mar. 30, 1929 (Sat) Aug. 31, 1929 (Sat) Oct. 31, 1929 (Thu)

Nov. 1-2, 1929 (Fri-Sat)

Nov. 6-8, 1929 (Wed-Fri)

Nov. 9, 1929 (Sat)

Nov. 11-15, 1929 (Mon-Fri)

Nov. 16, 1929 (Sat)

Nov. 18-22, 1929 (Mon-Fri)

Nov. 23, 1929 (Sat)

Nov. 29-30, 1929 (Fri-Sat)

Mar. 11, 1930 (Tue)

Apr. 19, 1930 (Sat) May 31, 1930 (Sat) July 5, 1930 (Sat) Aug. 30, 1930 (Sat) Sept. 5, 1931 (Sat) Dec. 26, 1931 (Sat) July 2, 1932 (Sat)

Jan. 7, 1933 (Sat) Mar. 4, 1933 (Sat) Mar. 6-14, 1933 (Mon-Tue) July 24-25, 1933 (Mon-Tue) July 26-28, 1933 (Wed-Fri)

Funeral of former President Calvin Coolidge. State banking holiday. National banking holiday. Opened at 12:00 noon. Volume activity. Opened at 11:00 am, closed at 2:00 pm. Volume activity. Volume activity. Closed shortly after 12:30 pm – gas fumes on trading floor. Volume activity. Volume activity. Volume activity. Volume activity. Volume activity. Closed at 12:00 noon – NRA demonstration. Opened at 11:00 am – severe snowstorm. Closed from 10:00 to 11:00 am. Funeral of King George V of England. Saturday after Christmas. Saturday before Decoration Day. Saturday before Independence Day. Closed from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm. NYSE 150th anniversary. Closed from 2:32 to 2:58 pm – Civil Defense Drill. Closed from 2:38 to 2:59 pm – Civil Defense Drill. Reopened from 3:20 to 3:40 pm under special rule of the Board. Closed Saturday. Closed Saturday.
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July 29, 1933 (Sat) Aug. 4, 1933 (Fri)

Aug. 5, 1933 (Sat) Aug. 12, 1933 (Sat) Aug. 19, 1933 (Sat) Aug. 26, 1933 (Sat) Sept. 2, 1933 (Sat) Sept. 13, 1933 (Wed) Feb. 20, 1934 (Tue) Jan. 28, 1936 (Tue)

Dec. 26, 1936 (Sat) May 29, 1937 (Sat) July 3, 1937 (Sat) May 18, 1942 (Mon)

Oct. 22, 1942 (Thu) Oct. 26, 1943 (Tue)

Aug. 19, 1944 (Sat) Aug. 26, 1944 (Sat)

Sept. 2, 1944 (Sat) Apr. 14, 1945 (Sat)

Closed Saturday. National Day of Mourning for President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Closed from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm – Parade for General Eisenhower. Closed Saturdays. V-J Day. End of World War II. Saturday after Columbus Day. Navy Day. Christmas Eve. Saturday after Washington's Birthday. Railroad strike. Closed Saturdays. Closed Saturdays. Closed Saturdays. Severe weather conditions. Closed Saturdays. Christmas Eve. Closed Saturdays. Saturday before Christmas Eve. Closed from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Parade for General MacArthur. Closed Saturdays. Closed from 10:33 to 11:05 am – Civil Defense Drill. Closed at 1:00 pm – Christmas Eve. Closed Saturdays.

June 19, 1945 (Tue)

July 7-Sept. 1, 1945 (Sat-Sat) Aug. 15-16, 1945 (Wed-Thu) Oct. 13, 1945 (Sat) Oct. 27, 1945 (Sat) Dec. 24, 1945 (Mon) Feb. 23, 1946 (Sat) May 25, 1946 (Sat) June 1-Sept. 28, 1946 (Sat-Sat) May 31-Sept. 27, 1947 (Sat-Sat) May 29-Sept. 25, 1948 (Sat-Sat) Jan. 3, 1948 (Sat) May 28-Sept. 24, 1949 (Sat-Sat) Dec. 24, 1949 (Sat) June 3-Sept. 30, 1950 (Sat-Sat) Dec. 12, 1950 (Sat) Apr. 20, 1951 (Fri)

June 2-Sept. 29, 1951 (Sat-Sat) Nov. 28, 1951 (Wed)

Dec. 24, 1951 (Mon) May 31-Sept. 27, 1952 (Sat-Sat)

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June 14, 1954 (Mon)

Closed from 10:02 to 10:32 am – Civil Defense Drill. Christmas Eve. Closed from 2:05 to 2:35 pm – Civil Defense Drill. Christmas Eve. Closed from 1:45 to 2:15 pm – Civil Defense Drill. Closed from 10:30 to 10:50 am – Civil Defense Drill. Day after Christmas. Closed from 1:30 to 1:50 pm – Civil Defense Drill. Closed from 2:16 to 2:40 pm – Civil Defense Drill. Opened at 11:00 am – severe snowstorm. Day before Decoration Day. Closed at 2:07 pm. Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Funeral of President John F. Kennedy. Closed at 2:00 pm – Funeral of former President Herbert C. Hoover. The NYSE observed two minutes of silence, from 11:00 am to 11:02 am, in memory of Sir Winston Churchill. Opened at 11:05 am due to blackout. Power failure in New York State began at 5:28 pm the previous evening. Christmas Eve. Closed all day. 2:00 pm closing due to transit strike (seven days). The NYSE observed one minute of silence, from 1:00 to 1:01 pm, in memory of the three astronauts who died in the Apollo I disaster. Opened at 10:15 am, closed at 2:00 pm – snowstorm.

Dec. 24, 1954 (Fri) June 15, 1955 (Wed) Dec. 24, 1956 (Mon) July 12, 1957 (Fri) May 6, 1958 (Tue)

Dec. 26, 1958 (Fri) Apr. 17, 1959 (Fri) May 3, 1960 (Tue) Dec. 12, 1960 (Mon) May 29, 1961 (Mon) Nov. 22, 1963 (Fri)

Nov. 25, 1963 (Mon) Oct. 23, 1964 (Fri)

Jan. 25, 1965 (Mon)

Nov. 10, 1965 (Wed)

Dec. 24, 1965 (Fri) Jan. 6-14, 1966 (Thu-Fri) Feb. 3, 1967 (Fri)

Feb. 7, 1967 (Tue)

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May 17, 1967 (Wed)

Trading suspended 12:58 to 1:13 pm while Vice President Humphrey spoke from Rostrum in honor of NYSE's 175th anniversary. 2:00 pm closing (nine days) due to back office work load. 2:00 pm closing due to back office work load. 3:30 close resumed March 4. Lincoln's Birthday. Trading Floor closed but offices remained open. The NYSE observed one minute of silence, from 11:00 to 11:01 am, in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Mourning for Martin Luther King, Jr. The NYSE observed two minutes of silence, from 11:00 to 11:02 am, in memory of Senator Robert F. Kennedy. Four day week (closed on Wednesdays or regular holiday) – Paperwork Crisis. Day after Independence Day. Five day week resumed, but with curtailed hours: 2:00 pm closing – Paperwork Crisis. Closed all day – heavy snow. Opened at 11:00 am – heavy snow. The NYSE observed two minutes of silence, from 1:30 to 1:32 pm, in memory of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Closed. Funeral of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Opened at 10:45 am. Delays due to storm. 2:30 pm closing – Paperwork Crisis. Closed – National Day of Participation for the lunar exploration. Closed 12:35 -1:05 pm due to power failure.

Aug. 8-18, 1967 (Tue-Fri)

Jan. 22-Mar. 1, 1968 (Mon-Fri)

Feb. 12, 1968 (Mon)

Apr. 5, 1968 (Fri)

Apr. 9, 1968 (Tue)

June 6, 1968 (Thu)

June 12-Dec. 31, 1968 (Wed-Tue)

July 5, 1968 (Fri) Jan. 2-July 3, 1969 (Thu-Thu)

Feb. 10, 1969 (Mon) Feb. 11, 1969 (Tue) Mar. 28, 1969 (Fri)

Mar. 31, 1969 (Mon)

June 2, 1969 (Mon) July 7-Sept. 26, 1969 (Mon-Fri) July 21, 1969 (Mon)

Sept. 3, 1969 (Wed)

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Sept. 29, 1969May 1, 1970 (Mon-Fri)

3:00 pm closing – Paperwork Crisis. Normal hours (10:00 am-3:30 pm) resumed May 4, 1970. Closed. Funeral of former President Harry S. Truman. Closed for funeral of former President Lyndon B. Johnson. Opened at 11:00 am due to ice storm. Opened at 10:15 am – Merrill Lynch had computer trouble. Trading halted from 11:09 to 11:35 am due to computer malfunction. Ticker down at 11:37 am. Trading halted at approximately 11:46 am and resumed at 12:22 pm. Opening delayed until 10:15 am due to fire drill. Closed at 2:00 pm – Christmas Eve. Computer stopped at 10:07 am, resumed at 10:50 am. Trading halted 43 minutes. Computer stopped at 1:24 pm, resumed at 1:45 pm. Trading halted 21 minutes. Computer failure – trading halted 10:24 am, resumed 11:00 am. Floor closed at 2:30 pm due to snowstorm. Computer failure 10:09 am, trading resumed 10:35 am. Trading halted 26 minutes. Floor closed at 2:00 pm – Christmas Eve. Opened at 11:15 am. Delayed due to storm. Opening delayed due to fire drill. Floor closed at 3:00 pm. Hurricane watch. The NYSE observed one minute of silence in memory of Gustave L. Levy, former NYSE chairman.

Dec. 28, 1972 (Thu)

Jan. 25, 1973 (Thu)

Dec. 17, 1973 (Mon) Jan. 16, 1974 (Wed)

Apr. 10, 1974 (Wed)

Oct. 15, 1974 (Wed)

Nov. 22, 1974 (Fri) Dec. 24, 1974 (Tue) Jan. 7, 1975 (Tue)

Jan. 15, 1975 (Wed)

Feb. 7, 1975 (Fri)

Feb. 12, 1975 (Wed) Apr. 9, 1975 (Wed)

Dec. 24, 1975 (Wed) Feb. 2, 1976 (Mon) June 8, 1976 (Tue) Aug. 9, 1976 (Mon) Nov. 4, 1976 (Thu)

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Feb. 24, 1977 (Thu)

The NYSE observed one minute of silence, from 11:00 to 11:01 am, in memory of John A. Coleman, former NYSE chairman. Floor closed at 10:24 am due to fire on moving ramp between trading floor and Blue Room. Reopened at 11:45 am. Closed due to blackout in New York City. Trading halted from 1:35 to 2:00 pm – computer failure. Opened at 12:00 noon due to snowstorm. Floor closed at 2:00 pm due to snowstorm. Opened at 11:00 am due to snowstorm. The NYSE observed one minute of silence in memory of Robert L. Stott, former NYSE chairman. Market closed between 11:11 am and 12:05 pm because of computer malfunction. The NYSE observed one minute of silence in memory of James Crane Kellogg III, former NYSE chairman. Market closed at 3:17 pm due to assassination attempt on President Reagan. Market closed at 3:28 pm due to Con Edison power failure in lower Manhattan. Trading halted from 12:26 to 12:45 pm due to fire alarm malfunction. Market closed between 10:25 and 11:00 am due to small fire. Trading halted from 2:51 pm to 3:30 pm due to technical malfunction of low speed ticker. Market closed due to Hurricane Gloria. The NYSE observed one minute of silence, from 11:00 to 11:01 am, in memory of the seven crew members who perished in the Challenger space shuttle disaster.

Mar. 1, 1977 (Tue)

July 14, 1977 (Thu) Dec. 12, 1977 (Mon)

Jan. 20, 1978 (Fri) Feb. 6, 1978 (Mon) Feb. 7, 1978 (Tue) Dec. 13, 1979 (Thu)

Oct. 13, 1980 (Mon)

Dec. 30, 1980 (Tue)

Mar. 30, 1981 (Mon)

Sept. 9, 1981 (Wed)

Sept. 16, 1981 (Wed)

Dec. 28, 1982 (Tue)

Oct. 13, 1983 (Thu)

Sept. 27, 1985 (Fri) Jan. 29, 1986 (Wed)

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Oct. 23-30, 1987 (Fri-Fri)

Shortened hours following market break of October 19 and record breaking volume – 2:00 pm close. 2:30 pm close. 3:00 pm close. 3:30 pm close. Normal hours resumed November 12. Trading floor and clerical staff went on strike November 10-13 and were replaced by emergency reserve personnel. NYSE remained open throughout the strike. Electrical fire delayed opening for an hour. Internal power failure halted trading from 9:41 to 11:15 am. Christmas Eve. Closed at 2:00 pm. Opening delayed to 11:00 am due to explosion of a Con Edison transformer outside 55 Water Street. Opening delayed until 9:31 am for a minute of silent prayer for the American troops in the Persian Gulf. Opening delayed until 9:31 am for a minute of silence in honor of the American troops in the Persian Gulf. Power dip halts trading for 24 minutes, from 10:21 to 10:45 am. Christmas Eve. Closed at 2:00 pm. The NYSE observed one minute of silence in memory of Bernard J. Lasker, former NYSE chairman. The NYSE observed one minute of silence in memory of G. Keith Funston, former NYSE president. The NYSE observed one minute of silence in memory of Robert W. Haack, former NYSE president. Closed at 2:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving. Christmas Eve. Closed at 2:00 pm.
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Nov. 2-4, 1987 (Mon-Wed) Nov. 5-6, 1987 (Thu-Fri) Nov. 9-11, 1987 (Mon-Wed)

Nov. 10, 1989 (Fri) Nov. 23, 1990 (Fri)

Dec. 24, 1990 (Mon) Dec. 27, 1990 (Thu)

Jan. 17, 1991 (Thu)

Feb. 25, 1991 (Mon)

Oct. 22, 1991 (Tue)

Dec. 24, 1991 (Tue) Mar. 19, 1992 (Thu)

May 15, 1992 (Fri)

June 15, 1992 (Mon)

Nov. 27, 1992 (Fri) Dec. 24, 1992 (Thu)

Nov. 26, 1993 (Fri) Feb. 11, 1994 (Fri) Apr. 25, 1994 (Mon)

Day after Thanksgiving. Closed at 1:00 pm. Floor closed at 2:30 pm due to snowstorm. The NYSE observed two minutes of silence, from 12:00 noon to 12:02 pm, in memory of former President Richard M. Nixon. Closed for funeral of former President Richard M. Nixon. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving. The NYSE observed one minute of silence, from 10:02 to 10:03 am, in memory of the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing. (Bombing took place at 9:02 am central time, April 19.) Closed at 1:00 pm. Day before Independence Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving. Opening delayed until 10:30 am. Computer systems trouble. Opening delayed until 11:00 am due to snowstorm. Trading floor closed at 2:00 pm. The NYSE observed one minute of silence in memory of Commerce Secretary Ron Brown and the government, corporate, military, and media representatives killed in a plane crash in the Balkans on April 3. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Independence Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Christmas Eve. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day before Independence Day. “Circuit breakers” triggered for first time when the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 350 points, triggering a mandated trading halt that closed the market at 2:35 pm for a half hour. Trading resumed at 3:05 pm and the Dow declined an additional 200 points, causing another halt at 3:30 pm that ended trading for the day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day.
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Apr. 27, 1994 (Wed)

Nov. 25, 1994 (Fri) Apr. 26, 1995 (Wed)

July 3, 1995 (Mon) Nov. 24, 1995 (Fri) Dec. 18, 1995 (Mon)

Jan. 8, 1996 (Mon)

Apr. 4, 1996 (Thu)

July 5, 1996 (Fri) Nov. 29, 1996 (Fri) Dec. 24, 1996 (Tue) July 3, 1997 (Thu) Oct. 27, 1997 (Mon)

Nov. 28, 1997 (Fri)

Dec. 24, 1997 (Wed) Dec. 26, 1997 (Fri) July 29, 1998 (Wed)

Closed at 1:00 pm. Christmas Eve. Closed at 1:00 pm. Friday after Christmas. The NYSE observed one minute of silence in memory of William McChesney Martin, Jr., former NYSE president. Computer switch malfunction halts trading for 59 minutes, from 1:16 to 2:15 pm. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Christmas Eve. The NYSE observed one minute of silence, from 10:00 to 10:02 am in tribute to the NATO troops in Kosovo. The NYSE observed one minute of silence, from 12:00 noon to 12:02 pm, in memory of the fourteen students and one teacher killed at Columbine High School, Littleton, Colorado. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. New Year’s Eve. The NYSE observed one minute of silence, from 12:00 noon to 12:01 pm, in memory of Walter N. Frank, former NYSE chairman. The NYSE observed one minute of silence, from 12:00 noon to 12:01 pm, in memory of John Cardinal O’Connor, Archbishop of New York. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day before Independence Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. Trading was halted from 10:10 to 11:35 am (one hour, twenty-five minutes), due to computer systems connectivity problem. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day before Independence Day. Closed following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.

Oct. 26, 1998 (Mon)

Nov. 27, 1998 (Fri) Dec. 24, 1998 (Thu) Mar. 25, 1999 (Thu)

Apr. 26, 1999 (Mon)

Nov. 26, 1999 (Fri) Dec. 31, 1999 (Fri) Feb. 16, 2000 (Wed)

May 4, 2000 (Thu)

July 3, 2000 (Mon) Nov. 24, 2000 (Fri) June 8, 2001 (Fri)

July 3, 2001 (Tue) Sept. 11-14, 2001 (Tue-Fri)

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Sept. 17, 2001 (Mon.)

Trading reopened Monday, September 17, 2001, at 9:33 am following two minutes of silence in honor of the victims of the attack on the World Trade Center and then the singing of God Bless America. The NYSE observed one minute of silence, from 9:30 to 9:31 am, in support of the troops engaged in Operation Enduring Freedom. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Christmas Eve. The NYSE observed two minutes of silence, from 10:29 to 10:31 am, to commemorate the end of recovery work at Ground Zero. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Independence Day. Opening delayed until 12:00 noon out of respect for the memorial events commemorating the one-year anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Christmas Eve. The NYSE observed two minutes of silence, from 11:00 to 11:02 am, in memory of the seven crewmembers who perished in the loss of the space shuttle Columbia on Feb. 1, 2003. The NYSE observed two minutes of silence, from 9:30 to 9:32 am, in support of U.S. and allied troops participating in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day before Independence Day. The NYSE observed one-minute moments of silence at 8:46, 9:03, 9:59 and 10:29 am in commemoration of 9/11. All trading ceased during the latter two observances which occurred during the trading session. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Christmas Eve. Closed at 1:00 pm. Friday after Christmas Day.

Oct. 8, 2001 (Mon)

Nov. 23, 2001 (Fri) Dec. 24, 2001 (Mon) May 30, 2002 (Thu)

July 5, 2002 (Fri) Sept. 11, 2002 (Wed)

Nov. 29, 2002 (Fri) Dec. 24, 2002 (Tue) Feb. 3, 2003 (Mon)

Mar. 20, 2003 (Thu)

July 3, 2003 (Thu) Sept. 11, 2003 (Thu)

Nov. 28, 2003 (Fri) Dec. 24, 2003 (Wed) Dec. 26, 2003 (Fri)

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June 7, 2004 (Mon)

The NYSE observed two minutes of silence, from 9:30 to 9:32 am, in memory of former President Ronald Reagan (died June 5, 2004). Closed in observance of the National Day of Mourning for former President Ronald W. Reagan (died June 5, 2004). Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. The NYSE observed one minute of silence in memory of Pope John Paul II (died April 2, 2005) from 9:29 am to 9:30 am (no trading halt).2 Trading was halted at 3:56 pm (four minutes before the regular close), due to a systems communications problem. Trading did not resume and all Crossing Sessions were cancelled. Market reopened the following day at 9:30 am. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day before Independence Day. The NYSE observed one minute of silence in commemoration of the five-year anniversary of 9/11, from 9:29 am to 9:30 am (no trading halt).3 Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. The NYSE observed two minutes of silence, from 9:30 to 9:32 am, in memory of former President Gerald Ford (died December 26, 2006). Closed in observance of the National Day of Mourning for former President Gerald R. Ford (died December 26, 2006). Closed at 1:00 pm. Day before Independence Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Christmas Eve. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day before Independence Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Christmas Eve.

June 11, 2004 (Fri)

Nov. 26, 2004 (Fri) Apr. 8, 2005 (Fri)

June 1, 2005 (Wed)

Nov. 25, 2005 (Fri) July 3, 2006 (Mon) Sept. 11, 2006 (Mon)

Nov. 24, 2006 (Fri) Dec. 27, 2006 (Wed)

Jan. 2, 2007 (Tue)

July 3, 2007 (Tue) Nov. 23, 2007 (Fri) Dec. 24, 2007 (Mon) July 3, 2008 (Thu) Nov. 28, 2008 (Fri) Dec. 24, 2008 (Wed)
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Not a closing – took place prior to the opening of trading. Not a closing – took place prior to the opening of trading. In 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010, a moment of silence was also observed on the Trading floor prior to the opening bell to commemorate the anniversary of 9/11.

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July 2, 2009 (Thu)

Closed at 4:15 pm in order to execute customer orders impacted by system irregularities. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. Closed at 1:00 pm. Christmas Eve. Closed at 1:00 pm. Day after Thanksgiving Day. The NYSE observed one minute of silent prayer, from 11:00 to 11:01 am, for the victims of the Arizona shooting on January 8.

Nov. 27, 2009 (Fri) Dec. 24, 2009 (Thu) Nov. 26, 2010 (Fri) Jan. 10, 2011 (Mon)

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