* * * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * * M A R C H 13th * * * * * D A Y 72 of 2018 * * * * *
Happy Earmuff Day ! Chester Greenwood received a patent for the first ones in 1877
It’s Ken Day ! Barbie’s squeeze was introduced this day in 1961.
Harvard University was named for clergyman John Harvard in 1639
Andrew Carnegie announces he is retiring from business and would give away his fortune to the tune of around $300 million in 1904. The money was used to create the Carnegie Foundation
The Senate restored the Death Penalty in 1974
2012: Encyclopedia Britannica announced they would no longer publish a printed edition
In the News: Snow causes a rash of crashes but no serious injuries…Award of Honor Ceremony is postponed…Wittenburg woman burned out of home…Taylorsville Woman arrested for larceny…Wilkes middle school student still critical after being hit by bus…Hudson man convicted of statutory rape…Lees-McRae College hit with federal lawsuit
Sunshine but Chilly
Cougar Sports will try to brave the cold today, Baseball, Softball, Women’s Tennis all scheduled to travel to West Caldwell…The Big Dance begins tonight…Canes fall in Big Apple….Denver is going with KeenumHappy Birthday: Neil Sedaka, William H. Macy, Robin Duke, Adam Clayton, Danny Masterson
A court battle for possession of the body of Charles Manson concluded Monday in California. Manson’s grandson was granted custody. He intends to cremate the body and spread the psychopath’s ashes in the desert.
As promised, here is my highly anticipated Final Four: Arizona, UNC, Villanova, Michigan State. I think Michigan State beats Arizona in the National Championship game.
Keep your chin up, Spring begins one week from today !
Quote of the Day: “No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered”…Winston Churchill