A look at the Dow's 1,000-point milestones

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  • FILE - In this April 17, 1991, file photo, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as trading pushed the Dow Jones industrial average over the 3,000-point mark. The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 20,000 points for the first time Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, two months after its first close above 19,000. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

    FILE - In this April 17, 1991, file photo, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as trading pushed the Dow Jones industrial average over the 3,000-point mark. The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 20,000 points for the ... first time Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, two months after its first close above 19,000. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Nov. 21, 1995, file photo, a New York Stock Exchange trader throws tickets into the air on the floor of the exchange as it closes above the 5,000-point mark for the first time, in New York. The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 20,000 points for the first time Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, two months after its first close above 19,000. (AP Photo/Adam Nadel, File)

    FILE - In this Nov. 21, 1995, file photo, a New York Stock Exchange trader throws tickets into the air on the floor of the exchange as it closes above the 5,000-point mark for the first time, in New York. The Dow Jones industrial average closed above ... 20,000 points for the first time Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, two months after its first close above 19,000. (AP Photo/Adam Nadel, File) (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this March 29, 1999, file photo, a trader smiles on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange while holding up 10 fingers after the Dow ended the day above 10,000 points for the first time. The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 20,000 points for the first time Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, two months after its first close above 19,000. (AP Photo/Adam Nadel, file)

    FILE - In this March 29, 1999, file photo, a trader smiles on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange while holding up 10 fingers after the Dow ended the day above 10,000 points for the first time. The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 20,... 000 points for the first time Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, two months after its first close above 19,000. (AP Photo/Adam Nadel, file) (The Associated Press)

The Dow Jones industrial average traded above 20,000 points for the first time Wednesday. If it closes above that level, it will have reached its latest 1,000-point milestone two months after closing above 19,000. Here are other times the Dow first closed above other 1,000-point milestones.

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1,000: Nov. 14, 1972

2,000: Jan. 8, 1987

3,000: April 17, 1991

4,000: Feb. 23, 1995

5,000: Nov. 21, 1995

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6,000: Oct. 14, 1996

7,000: Feb. 13, 1997

8,000: July 16, 1997

9,000: April 6, 1998

10,000: Mar. 29, 1999

11,000: May 3, 1999

12,000: Oct. 19, 2006

13,000: April 25, 2007

14,000: July 19, 2007

15,000: May 7, 2013

16,000: Nov. 21, 2013

17,000: July 3, 2014

18,000: Dec. 23, 2014

19,000: Nov. 22, 2016

(asterisk)20,000: Jan. 25, 2017 (intraday)

Source: S&P Dow Jones Indices