Black Friday


Black Friday

Black Friday may refer to:
*Black Friday (shopping), the day after Thanksgiving Day in the United States, one of the busiest shopping days of the year
*"Black Friday" (1940 film), a science-fiction/horror film starring Boris Karloff, Stanley Ridges, and Bela Lugosi
*"Black Friday" (2004 film), a Hindi film on the 1993 serial bomb blasts in Mumbai, directed by Anurag Kashyap
*"Black Friday Rule", a song by Flogging Molly
*"Black Friday", a song by Steely Dan
*"Black Friday", a song by Megadeth
*'Black Friday' Fashion label, an Australian nu-grave, art-rock and 'all things black' brand.

Black Friday may refer to the following historical events:
*Black Friday (1869), the Fisk-Gould Scandal (24 Sep), a financial crisis in the United States
*Haymarket affair (11 November 1887), four Chicago anarchists hanged, without evidence, for the deaths of seven police officers during a labor meeting
*Black Friday (1910), a campaign outside the British House of Commons (18 Nov) of the Women's Social and Political Union the Conciliation Bill which failed
*Black Friday (1919), the Battle of George Square (31 Jan), a riot stemming from industrial unrest in Glasgow, Scotland
*Black Friday (1921), the announcement of British transport union leaders (15 Apr) not to call for strike action against wage reductions for miners
*Black Friday (1939), a day of devastating fires in Australia (13 Jan)
*Black Friday (1944), a disastrous attack by the The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada (13 Oct) near Woensdrecht during the Battle of the Scheldt
*Black Friday (1945), an air battle over Sunnfjord (9 Feb), the largest over Norway
*Hollywood Black Friday (5 October 1945), a riot at the Warner Bros. studios stemming from a Confederation of Studio Unions (CSU) strike leading to the eventual breakup of the CSU
*Black Friday (1977), Game Three of the 1977 National League Championship Series in Major League Baseball, in which the Philadelphia Phillies lost a two-run lead to the Los Angeles Dodgers with two outs in the ninth inning and no runners on base
*Black Friday (1978), a massacre of protesters in Iran (8 Sep)
*1985 United States-Canadian tornado outbreak/The Barrie Tornado, (May 31, 1985)
*Edmonton Tornado (July 31 1987), a tornado touching down in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
*Black Friday (1982), the Argentinian invasion of the Falkland Islands, sparking the Falklands War
*Black Friday (Maldives) (2004), a crackdown in Maldives, Malé (13 Aug) on peaceful protesters

ee also

*Friday the 13th


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