Brooklyn Today: Oct. 24, 2012

October 24, 2012 Brooklyn Eagle Staff

Good morning. Today is the 298th day of the year. The headline of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Oct. 24, 1929, signaled the beginning of the Great Depression: “Wall Street Panic as Stocks Crash.” The article had the subhead “Stock Crash in Bids To Sell; Billions Lost.”

Well-known people who were born today include basketball coach Rudy Tomjanovich, actor Dwight Schultz (“Star Trek” The Next Generation”) and actor Stanley Livinsgton (“My Three Sons”).

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This evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University, the Brooklyn Chapter of the United Nations Assoiation will host a special U.N. Day event addressing world health and the U.N.’s Millennium Development Goals. The event will be held at Pratt Hall, Room 310. … Today at 10 a.m., Olivia Culpo, Miss USA 2012, will join Community Healthcare Network at a mammography screening at Caribbean House Health Center, 1167 Nostrand Ave., Flatbush.

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