The World Almanac and Book of Facts
The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a US published reference work and conveys information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, sports feats, etc. It has been published yearly from 1868 to 1875, and again every year since 1886. The first edition of The World Almanac was published by The New York World newspaper in 1868 (the name of the publication comes from the newspaper itself, which was known as The World). Published just three years after the end of the US Civil War and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, its 120 pages of information touched on such events as the process of Reconstruction and the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. Publication was suspended in 1876, but in 1886 newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer, who had purchased The New York World and quickly transformed it into one of the most influential newspapers in the country, revived The World Almanac with the intention of making it a compendium of universal knowledge. The World Almanac has been published annually since.
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285 Armed Strength of Europe.359-362 Ministry 364 Historical Association .285
Armories , N. Y. City . .515 Bell Time on Shipboard .. 27 Hog .232 Arms Used by
Military Powers.362 Ben - Hur , Tribe of .. .329 Indian . 181 Army and Navy of ...
111 Express Offices , N. Y. City . .530 Ministry ..364 Imports .158-160 on
Railroads .. .194-211 Royal Family .368 Indebtedness of Nations . 221 Germany ,
Army and Navy , [ ndia , Government of .. ..375 F 359 , 361,378 Mails .. 71
239 , 240 Ministers , Foreign , in U.S. .423 Tax .. 157 " of European Countries ... ,
364 JAPAN , AREA AND POPULALiterature in 1901 . .290 , 291 " U.S. , Abroad ..
TION ... -363 London Officials & Population.371 Minnesota Election Returns .
343 “ Losses by Fire ..... .183 Army and Navy ... and Production ..178 , 179 .359 ,
362 Ministry . 364 “ . Policy.in Party Platforms.iii Protestant Episcopal Bishops.
337 Protestants , Number of . 368 Philological Ass'n , American..285 Provident ...
331 Sweden , Ministry of . Running Records .. .250 South & Central Amer . Trade.
.383 * and Norway , Area , etc ... 363 Russia , Army and Navy of , American
Armies and Swedish Royal Family . .370 359,361,379 Navies .... .362 Swimming
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