The Dow Jones Industrial Average was first published. The average price of the 12 initial stocks was 40.94. #1-General Electric The only company still in existence and trading under original name. #2-American Cotton Oil Company, now part of Unilever. #3-American Sugar Company, now Amstar Holdings. #4-American Tobacco Company, Broken Up. #5-Chicago Gas Company, now part of Integrys Energy Group, Inc. #6-Distilling & Cattle Feeding Company, now part of Lyondell Chemical Company. #7-Laclede Gas Light Company, still in operation as The Laclede Group. #8-National Lead Company, now NL Industries. #9-North American Company, Broken Up. #10-Tennessee Coal part of U.S. Steel. #11.U.S. Leather Company Gone. #12-United States Rubber Company part of Michelin.
PUBLIC HOUSING BUILDING PROGRAM
May 26, 1948 - United States
1948 U.S.A. Public Housing Building Program 26th May 1948 : A major bill is before congress to provide additional Public Housing from federal funding , currently there are major problems and many of the homes built to put a roof over the head of poorer families are being rented to affluent single bachelors. So many of these projects that were designed to help the most needy are now in the hands of some of those who are in the high income bracket of $4,000 to $6,000 per year and a full reform is needed including the administration of these projects.
Rules for Happiness
by Immanuel Kant
"...Rules for Happiness: Something to do, Someone to love, Something to hope for...."
Until a man duplicates a blade of grass
by Earth Day, Thomas Alva Edison Inventor
"...Until a man duplicates a blade of grass, Nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge. Remedies from chemicals will never stand in favorable comparison with the products of Nature, the living cell of a plant, the final result of the rays of the sun, the mother of all life...."
about Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs' annual salary was $1, just enough to keep company health benefits.
Cancer Facts & Figures
about Besides Lung Cancer
Besides lung cancer, tobacco use also increases the risk for cancers of the mouth, lips, nasal cavity (nose) and sinuses, larynx (voice box), pharynx (throat), esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, pancreas, kidney, bladder, uterus, cervix, colon/rectum, ovary (mucinous), and acute myeloid leukemia.
Social Networking :
Choose Your Color :
Category Information : Social Networking
This is our Social Networking category. If you are interested in Social Networking, feel free to browse these listings. If you have a site that fits within this category, Submit it for inclusion.