Sept. 29 marks the one-year anniversary of the biggest-point drop, 778, in the history of the Dow Jones industrial average, sparked by the initial failure of the House to pass the $700 billion financial rescue plan, reports.

That was followed by the Dow’s second-, fourth-, and fifth-largest point drops—as well as its largest, second-largest and third-largest point gains. And between the collapse of Lehman Brothers on Sept. 15 and the end of the year, the S&P 500 moved 3% or more in one day a total of 29 times.

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