1912 – The Helsinki Stock Exchange sees its first transaction.
The Helsinki Stock Exchange (Finnish: Helsingin Pörssi, Swedish: Helsingforsbörsen) is a stock exchange located in Helsinki, Finland. Since 3 September 2003, it has been part of Nasdaq Nordic (previously called OMX). After the OMX merger, it was referred to as OMX Helsinki (OMXH), then after NASDAQ’s acquisition of OMX in February 2008, NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, and currently Nasdaq Helsinki.
1893 – Alice Dalgliesh, Trinidadian-American author and publisher (d. 1979)
Alice Dalgliesh (October 7, 1893 – June 11, 1979) was a naturalized American author and publisher who wrote more than 40 fiction and non-fiction books, mainly for children. She has been called “a pioneer in the field of children’s historical fiction”. Three of her books were runners-up for the annual Newbery Medal, the partly autobiographical The Silver Pencil, The Bears on Hemlock Mountain, and The Courage of Sarah Noble, which was also named to the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award list.
As the founding editor (in 1934) of Scribner’s and Sons Children’s Book Division, Dalgliesh published works by award-winning authors and illustrators including Robert A. Heinlein, Marcia Brown, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Katherine Milhous, Will James, Leonard Weisgard, and Leo Politi. Her prominence in the field of children’s literature led to her being appointed the first president[when?] of the Children’s Book Council, a national nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers and presses.
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