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Today in history: Oct. 29

Today in history: Oct. 29

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"Black Tuesday” descended upon the New York Stock Exchange. Prices collapsed amid panic selling and thousands of investors were wiped out as America’s “Great Depression” began, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Rosa Parks was arrested after refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus, and more events that happened on…

The Iran-Contra affair erupted as President Ronald Reagan and Attorney General Edwin Meese revealed that profits from secret arms sales to Ira…

The U.S. Senate passed a resolution condemning Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, saying he had “acted contrary to senatorial ethics and tended to bring…

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