This Day in Music History

20 Oct 2014

todayOctober 20, 2022

Background

The childhood home of former Beatle George Harrison sold at an auction at The Cavern Club for $250,000. The three-bedroom mid-terrace home was where The Quarrymen held some of their first rehearsals before the band evolved into the The Beatles in 1960.

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Historical Facts

19 Oct 1987

Stock markets have the largest-ever one-day crash on "Black Monday" The largest-ever one-day percentage decline in the Dow Jones Industrial Average comes not in 1929 but on October 19, 1987. As a number of unrelated events conspired to tank global markets, the Dow dropped 508 points—22.6 percent—in a panic that foreshadowed larger systemic issues.

todayOctober 19, 2022

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