On this day: October 29

POSTED: 10:43 PM Oct 28 2012   UPDATED: 1:00 AM Oct 29 2015

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 - Winona Ryder
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1971: Actress Winona Ryder, best known for roles in movies such as "Beetlejuice," "Heathers," "Edward Scissorhands," "The Age of Innocence," "Reality Bites" and "Little Women," is born under the birth name Winona Laura Horowitz in Olmsted County, Minnesota.


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