History Blog

October 19

Happy Birthday RIP “LaWanda Page”(Alberta Peal 1920–2002) Harris Glenn Milstead(“Divine” 1945–1988) ; John Lithgow–68 Patricia Ireland–68 Jennifer Holliday–53 Amy Carter–46 Randolph “Trey” Parker-44 Chris Kattan–43 Desmond Harrington–37 ; 1987 – “Black Monday” the stock market crashed as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 508 points, or -22.6 percent in value, the largest one-day percentage drop (worse than 1929 at -12.82%)