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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