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The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a US-published reference work and is a bestselling  almanac conveying information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, and sports feats. It has been published yearly from to , and again every year since The first edition of The World Almanac was published by the New York World newspaper in the name of the publication comes from the newspaper itself, which was known as the World. Published just three years after the end of the US Civil War and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln , its pages of information touched on such events as the process of Reconstruction and the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. Publication was suspended in , but in , newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer , who had purchased the World and quickly transformed it into one of the most influential newspapers in the country, revived The World Almanac with the intention of making it "a compendium of universal knowledge. In , when it claimed more than a half-million "habitual users," The World Almanac changed its name to The World Almanac and Encyclopedia. This was the title it kept until , when it became The World Almanac and Book of Facts , the name it bears today.