How many points did the Dow Jones industrial average fall in the Stock Market Crash of 1987? July 14, 2020October 7, 2011 by Pamela Landy The Dow Jones fell 508 points, or 22.6 percent, on Monday, October 19, 1987. Related Answers When did the Dow Jones industrial average first close higher than 1000, 2000 and 3000? How many candies of each color go into the average bag of M&M’s? Where did Dow Chemical originally concentrate its Saran Wrap commercials? How much did the highest tax bracket fall during the Reagan years? Who played “Alias Smith and Jones” (ABC, 1971-73)? Who was Tom Jones’s mother in Henry Fielding’s novel?