What Happened on September 29, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 777.68 points, its largest single-day point loss, following the bankruptcies of Lehman Brothers and Washington Mutual

Famous Birthdays

  • Emma Tallulah Behn, member of the extended Norwegian royal family

Famous Deaths

  • Hayden Carruth, American poet (The Crow and the Heart), dies at 87