On this day: October 29

POSTED: 10:43 PM Oct 28 2012   UPDATED: 1:00 AM Oct 29 2013

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 - Leon Czolgosz
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1901: Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of U.S. President William McKinley, is executed by electric chair just 45 days after McKinley's death.

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