* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * J A N U A R Y 11th * * * * * D A Y 11 of 2018 * * * * *
Happy Milk Day !
It’s Learn your name in Morse Code Day. I’ve often wondered, what’s the difference between a dot and a dash ?
England enacted the first Lottery in 1569
Amelia Earhart becomes the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California in 1935. When she landed, they asked if she brought a Pineapple ! I might have made that part up
1964: Surgeon General publishes the landmark report “Smoking and Health”… saying that smoking may be hazardous to health, sparking national and worldwide anti-smoking efforts
American League Baseball team owners vote to adopt the “Designated Hitter” rule on a trial basis in 1973. The trial continues
In the News: Significant residential and retail development coming to Bethlehem… Iredell Memorial’s first baby of 2018 from Stony Point… Taylorsville man arrested on drug charges…Alexander County man arrested this morning in Conover…Catawba County woman killed in I40 Crash in Burke County…An arrest in Statesville shooting…
Things are going to be WET for a couple days
Turner to become Panther Offensive Whisperer…Some more Panthers named to Pro Bowl…Duke pummels Pitt…Wake falls to Va Tech…Why is free agency market so quiet in Baseball ?Happy Birthday: Naomi Judd, Ben Crenshaw, Mary j Blige, Robert Earl Keen, Amanda Peet
Jeff Bezos is declared the Wealthiest Man in World History. The Amazon founder is now worth $106 Billion, give or take a few million
Man declared dead in Spain shocks doctors when he begins snoring on autopsy table.
Quote of the Day: “As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it”…Dick Cavett