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.
1998: Hurricane Mitch, the second deadliest Atlantic hurricane in history, makes landfall in Honduras. The storm would kill nearly 19,000 people (the majority in Honduras and Nicaragua), leave roughly 2.7 million homeless and cause nearly $6 billion in damages before it was done.
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