Today in History: Today is Thursday, Oct. 29, the 303rd day of 2020.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 29, 1929, “Black Tuesday” descended upon the New York Stock Exchange. Prices collapsed amid panic selling and thousands of investors were wiped out as America’s “Great Depression” began. On this date: In 1901, President William McKinley’s assassin, Leon Czolgosz (CHAWL’-gahsh), was electrocuted. In 1940, a blindfolded Secretary of War […]