Seeds of Fire: A People’s Chronology
Recalling events that happened on this day in history.
Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.
Compiled by Ulli Diemer
October 24 - 29, 1929
The Wall Street Crash, comprised of successive stock market crashes on October 24, 28, and 29, triggers a massive financial crisis which leads to a world Great Depression that ends only when World War II stimulates the major capitalist economies.