The New York Stock Exchange planned a rare shutdown Monday because of Hurricane Sandy. The last time the NYSE closed down for a weather-related event was on Sept. 27, 1985, for Hurricane Gloria. Here’s a look at other unusual NYSE closings throughout history.
Aug. 8 1885: Funeral of former President Ulysses S. Grant
Mar. 12-13, 1888: Blizzard of 1888
Nov. 25, 1899: Funeral of Vice-President Garret A. Hobart....