Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Today In History

On this day in 1929, stock prices collapsed on the New York Stock Exchange amid panic selling. Thousands of investors were wiped out.

The National Organization for Women was founded in 1966.

Israel invaded Egypt's Sinai Peninsula during the Suez Canal crisis in 1956.

In 1682, the founder of Pennsylvania, William Penn, landed at what is now Chester, Pa.

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