History Blog

October 29

Happy Birthday RIP Baby Peggy Montgomery(1918–2020) ; Melba Moore(Beatrice Hill)–78 Richard Dreyfuss–76 Lucy Kate Jackson–75 Daniel Castellaneta–66 Joely Fisher–56 Rufus Sewell–56 Christopher Wiehl–53 Winona Ryder(Horowitz)–52 Brendan Fehr–46 Benjamin Foster–43 ; 1929 – The New York Stock Exchange crashes in what will be called the Crash of ’29 or “Black Tuesday”, ending the Great Bull Market of the 1920s and beginning the Great Depression. Thousands of investors were wiped out financially.