Good morning. Today is the 297th day of the year. The headline of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Oct. 24, 1929, signaled the beginning of the Great Depressio of the 1930s: “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 singer Drake, soccer star Wayne Rooney, actor F. Murray Abraham (“Amadeus”), actor Kevin Kline (“A Fish Called Wanda,” “Wild Wild West”), signer Monica, musician Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones and Hall of Fame football player Y.A. Tittle.