What Happened on October 28, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones plummets 38.33 pts (13%) to 260.64

Famous Birthdays

  • 1st child born in aircraft, Miami, Florida
  • Joan Plowright, Brigg England, actress (Brimstone & Treacle)
  • John Hollander, American poet
  • Marcel Bozzuffi, French actor (d. 1988)
  • Narotam Puna, cricketer (Bombay NZ off-spinner v England 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • Bernhard von B├╝low, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1849)
  • Hermann Ungar, Moravian writer, dies at 36