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Why do people call it Black Friday?

Asked by Yash Mathers, Last updated: Jan 22, 2020

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G. Deacon

Loves to build things that last longer.

G. Deacon, Civil Engineer, B.E(Bachelor of Engineering), Trenton, New Jersey

Answered Dec 11, 2019

Black Friday is the name given to the day after Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November every year, and the next day which is F...Read More
 

E. James

E. James

Answered Dec 04, 2019

It is believed that the Black Friday is context to shopping after Thanksgiving originated from Philadelphia. The term was coined due to the heavy...Read More
 

W. Ira

W. Ira

Answered Nov 22, 2019

The term “Black Friday” has been used in order to describe the heavy flow of traffic and a large number of pedestrians who will flock the street after Thanksgiving. It...Read More
 

A. Boaz

I have compassion for Automobiles and I dig the fast pace while I ride or drive.

A. Boaz, Mechanical Engineer, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Atlanta, Georgia

Answered Nov 21, 2019

Initially, Black Friday denoted the stock market crash in the 1800s when two men attempted to correct the distortion by submerging the market with gold, causing a massive crash tha...Read More
 

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