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 - Ray
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2004: The biopic "Ray," starring Jamie Foxx as R&B musician Ray Charles, premieres in theaters. Foxx would go on to win an Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of Charles, who died of liver disease in June 2004.


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