Brooklyn Today: Oct. 24, 2012
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”).
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.