On this day: October 29

Published On: Oct 28 2012 10:43:56 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 29 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Red Cross is formed, the New York Stock Exchange crashes on "Black Tuesday," Cassius Clay fights for the first time, John Glenn returns to space, and Sandy slams the East Coast, all on this day.

OTD October 29 - Crusie Kidman
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1998: In London, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman accept substantial, undisclosed libel damages from the Express Newspapers for an article run on Oct. 5, 1997, that claimed both were homosexual and their marriage was a sham to cover the truth.

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