Please let me know if the word "occurrence"can be replaced with "happening" in the following example without any change in meaning?
If not, please let me know about the reason. Dictionary definitions do not seem to be quite to make any noticeable defference between these two words.
- In late October 1929 the stock market crashed, wiping out 40 percent of the paper values of common stock. When the stock market crashed in 1929, it didn't happen on a single day. ... But over the weekend many investors lost faith in the stocks and decided to sell their shares. All those happenings on the stock market could be interpreted in various ways.