Did you know? The Origins of Black Friday
Being an Aussie, I didn't know the origins of Black Friday Sale... being the day after Thanksgiving. A little different here as we don't celebrate Thanksgiving but am happy to take advantage of online retail opportunities just the same.
But... did you know?
According to these sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Friday_(shopping) and http://www.history.com/news/wh...
The contemporary/modern use of the phrase is apparently when retailers go 'into the black' in other words profits.
But historically, was first used in reference to a financial crash in 24 Sept 1869 - it was a Friday...
I found this interesting