October 24, 1929 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • "Black Thursday", start of stock market crash, Dow Jones down 12.8%
  • Belgian princess Marie-Jose & Italian crown prince Umberto get engaged, assassination attempt on Umberto fails

Birthdays in History

  • Hubert Aquin, French-Canadian novelist and activist (d. 1977)
  • Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian writer (d. 2004)

Deaths in History

  • Peter J Blok, Dutch historian, dies at 74