* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * O C T O B E R 23rd * * * * * D A Y 296 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Ipod Day ! Apple introduced the music device in 2001
Wall Street Crash of 1929. After a steady decline in stock market prices since a peak in September, the New York Stock Exchange begins to crash.
The United Nations General Assembly convenes in New York City for the first time in 1946
World War II: Battle of Leyte Gulf: The largest naval battle in history begins in the Pacific this day in 1944
President Richard M. Nixon agrees to turn over subpoenaed audio tapes of his Oval Office conversations in 1973
In the News: Commissioners hold public hearing on Stony Point Sewer project tonight…Apple Festival is huge success Saturday…Crash involving motorcycle in Taylorsville Sunday…Iredell Authorities looking for missing man…Bukre County High School Student suspended after threat…Man arrested this morning for discharging firearm in Hickory
Wet, maybe very wet today
Cougars Trounce St Stephens Friday….AC Volleyball wins 1st Round Playoff Match…Panthers stink up the stadium in Chicago…World Series to begin Tuesday in Los Angeles…Truex win again
Happy Birthday: Jim Bunning, Chi-Chi Rodríguez, Pele, Dwight Yoakam, Doug Flutie
It’s Beat Hickory Week ! I can’t think of anything sweeter than the Cougar Football team clinching an outright Conference Championship and keeping a perfect season alive and doing it a t Hickory. Simply put, the Red Tornadoes are in the way…Look out the Cougars are coming and they’re hungry !
Quote of the Day: “Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself”…Mark Twain