It's been a year since the Dow plummeted 2,997 points, leading to the worst point drop on record.
It had been the Dow's third consecutive move of 9 percent or more in either direction, and this was tracked by Dow Jones Market Data Group.
S&P and Nasdaq had also lost around 12% and it was one of the starts of the limit up and down rules that investors then started to experience--with the market being halted in 15 minute increments.
"What we have to learn that if the Fed is smart, if the treasury secretary is willing to break bread with both parties, if Congress acts immediately....that allowed real companies that were about to go under stay alive," Cramer said.
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