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 - Black Tuesday
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1929: The New York Stock Exchange crashes in what will be called the Crash of '29 or "Black Tuesday," ending the Great Bull Market of the 1920s and beginning the Great Depression.

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