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.
2002: Christina Aguilera's album "Stripped" is released in the United States. The album would reach the top two of the album charts in both the United States and United Kingdom and features two UK No. 1 hits, "Dirrty" and "Beautiful," the second of which became one of Aguilera's most successful tracks and would peak at No. 2 in the U.S.