The charts below provide a graphical history of the Dow's move from one millennial milestone to another over the past 50 years. You can click on each chart for a look at the Dow's move from each benchmark to the point where it first crossed the next, say, from 1000 to its first move past 2000. From there you can navigate to the following leg of the Dow's journey -- its movement until it

permanently

crossed the millennial mark on its march upward.