Today in 1929:
The stock market hits its low for the year as the Dow slumps to 198.69, off from its yearly high of 311.90 on September 3. The carnage in individual stocks is far worse: AT&T closes at $197.25, down from $304 on September 3; General Electric ends the day at $168.13, versus $396.25; Westinghouse closes at $102.63, a loss of $187.25 per share since September 3.
Source: This Day in Financial History
Barrie A. Wigmore, The Crash and Its Aftermath: A History of Securities Markets in the United States, 1929-1933 (Greenwood Press, Westport, CT and London, 1985), p. 25; Frederick Lewis Allen, Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s (John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1997, reprint of 1931 ed.), p. 255; Phyllis S. Pierce, ed., The Dow Jones Averages 1885-1980 (DowJones Irwin, Homewood, IL, 1982), not paginated; http://www.djindexes.com