On this day: October 29

Published On: Oct 28 2012 10:43:56 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 29 2015 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 - Kate Jackson
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1948: Actress Kate Jackson, best known for her roles in the TV series "Charlie's Angels" and "Scarecrow and Mrs. King," is born in Birmingham, Alabama.

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