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On This Day October 29

On This Day in history:

1863- The International Committee of the Red Cross is founded.

1901- The assassin of President McKinley, Leon Czolgosz, is electrocuted.

1929- The Great Depression begins in America with the crash of the Wall Street stock market.

1945- The first ballpoint pens to be made commercially goes on sale at the price of $12.50 each.

1960- Muhammad Ali wins his first professional fight.

1966- The National Organization for Women is founded.

1969- US Supreme Court calls for an immediate end to all school segregation.

2002- Christina Aguilera's album "Stripped" is released.

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