History Blog

October 19

Happy Birthday RIP LaWanda Page(Alberta Peal 1920–2002) Harris Glenn Milstead(“Divine” 1945–1988) ; John Lithgow-67 Patricia Ireland-67 Jennifer Holliday-52 Amy Carter-45 Randolph “Trey” Parker-43 Chris Kattan-42 Desmond Harrington-36 ; 1987 – Black Monday – the stock market crashed as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 508 points, or -22.6 percent in value – largest one-day percentage drop (worse than 1929 at -12.82%)