Archive | March 18, 2017

First U.S. Bank Robbery was on Wall Street

18 Mar
First Daylight Bank Robbery Marker

Following is the daily “Profile America” feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST U.S. BANK ROBBERY Profile America — Sunday, March 19th.  Banks had operated in America for about a half century before someone tried to make an unauthorized withdrawal. On this date in 1831, Edward Smith committed the first bank robbery in the U.S. […]