On this day: October 29

Published On: Oct 28 2012 10:43:56 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 29 2014 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 - LeBron James debut
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2003: LeBron James makes his NBA debut with the Cleveland Cavaliers, scoring 25 points and setting an NBA record for most points scored by a prep-to-pro player in his debut outing. He also added nine assists, six rebounds, and four steals on 60 percent shooting.

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