Today in history – October 29, 2019

1901 – Leon Czolgosz was electrocuted for the assassination of President William McKinley.

1929 – The sale of 16 million shares marked the collapse of the stock market, setting the stage for the Great Depression. This day became known as “Black Tuesday.”

1966 – The National Organization for Women was founded.

1969 – The first connection on what would become the Internet was made when bits of data flowed between computers at UCLA and the Stanford Research Institute.

2004 – Osama bin Laden, in a videotaped message, said he ordered the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.