* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * D E C E M B E R 27th * * * * * D A Y 361 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Howdy Doody Day ! The Children’s TV Program debuted this day in 1947.
Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard the HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate his theory of evolution in 1831
Ether anesthetic is used for childbirth for the first time by Dr. Crawford Long in Jefferson, Georgia in 1845
Radio City Music Hall in New York City opens in 1932
The Soviet Union invades Afghanistan in 1979
In the News: Former Taylorsville Mayor passes…Taylorsville man facing felony charges…Fatal crash in Iredell County…Conover man dies in Burke County crash…Third Fatal fire in less than two weeks in Catawba County…A horse shot in Caldwell County…Statesville Bank Robbery under investigation
Sunny but Cool Today. Some Butt Biting Cold Weather Coming !
Cougar Hoops begin play in Holiday Tournament today…AC Wrestling Team places 4th in Big Event…Duke gets Bowl Win…Panthers lose emerging playmaker for rest of seasonHappy Birthday: Cokie Roberts, Gérard Depardieu , Bill Goldberg, Eva LaRue, Carson Palmer, Cole Hamels
Interesting story about two men from Hawaii. They’ve been best friends for more than 60 years. Turns out, they are brothers, confirmed by DNA testing. I wonder if it will change their relationship ?
Mastercard says it was the biggest Christmas ever
A Bloodmobile in Town today. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Salem Lutheran Church from 2-7pm. Give the Gift of Life !
Quote of the Day: “My wife is a sex object. Every time I ask for sex, she objects.”…Les Dawson