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March 3, 1988

On March 3, 1988, the Dow Jones first topped 2,000. Whitney Houston had been nominated for the award on the same the day.

John P. Duffy, left, specialist at Spear, Leeds & Kellogg, giving a "V" for victory sign on the New York Stock Exchange on Jan. 8, 1987, after the Dow Jones topped 2,000, and Whitney Houston, right, posing with her Grammy at the annual Grammy Awards presentation in New York City, on March 3, 1988.

Dow Jones Average Closed Above 15,000

Dow Jones Average closed above 15,000 for the first time in history on Tuesday, May 7th 2013. We take a look at some other notable events in Dow Jones' history through images from the Associated Press.