April 25, 2024


World News – 100 years ago

Bankrupt Austria – Crown falls

Panic conditions on the Vienna Bourse to-day broke all records. The pound sterling rose to 100,000 crowns, the dollar to 22,000 crowns, the Swiss franc to 4,000 crowns, the French franc to 2,000 crowns, and the Czech crown to 420 crowns.

The Daily Telegraph

London, Greater London, England 14 Jun 1922