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The first ticker tape parade
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By Liz Davis
Oct. 28, 2013 12:01 a.m.

October 28, 1886
The first ticker tape parade
A spontaneous celebration occurred during the dedication of the Statue of Liberty in New York City on October 28, 1886. Ticker tape was the paper output of ticker tape machines used by brokerage houses which provided updated stock market quotes.
http://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm
http://tickertapeparade.com

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