* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * O C T O B E R 19th * * * * * D A Y 292 of 2017 * * * * *
Today is Evaluate Your Life Day. That would take too long, and go in too many directions. Maybe tomorrow !
At Yorktown, Virginia, representatives of British commander Lord Cornwallis handed over Cornwallis’ sword and formally surrendered to General George Washington in 1781.
Streptomycin, the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis, is isolated by researchers at Rutgers University in 1943
The People’s Republic of China joins the Korean War by sending thousands of troops across the Yalu River to fight United Nations forces in 1950
1987: Black Monday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls by 22%, 508 points
Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity in 2005
In the News: Public hearing set for Monday on Stony Point sewer project…Mitchell Gold named to State Child Care Commission… Hiddenite man arrested after chase…Missing Taylorsville woman found unharmed…Morganton man headed to prison for 20 years…It’s bad enough to crash your moped, then you get robbed !…
Sunny and Warmer Today
JV Cougar Football goes for 21st straight win tonight…Coach Carter says. “we’ve got to play four quarters”…Falls and Anderson are ACHS Wendy’s Heisman winners…Panther in injury report…Houston has a problem…Cubs stay alive…Hornets lose opener
Happy Birthday: John le Carré , John Lithgow, Jeannie C Riley, Evander Holyfield, Brad Daugherty, Amy Carter
Taylorsville is about to explode with the 2017 Apple Festival on Saturday !
Woman in Pennsylvania is turning 112, she plans to celebrate with a beer
Quote of the Day: “It takes a clever man to turn cynic and a wise man not to”…Fannie Hurst