1926: Harry Houdini’s last performance took place at the Garrick Theatre, Detroit.
1929: The Black Thursday stock market crash on the New York stock exchange.
1936: Blues rocker Bill Wyman was born
1947: Walt Disney named some of his employees he believed were communists in front of the House Un American Activities Committee.
2003: Supersonic aircraft Concorde took its last passenger flight landing at London’s Heathrow Airport after 27 years in operation.