* * * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * * O C T O B E R 3rd * * * * * D AY 276 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Techies Day ! Hail to those who always tell us when the computer goes down, get a new one !
President Lincoln declared in 1863 that the final Thursday of November would be declared Thanksgiving Day
Bobby Thompson’s “Shot heard around the World” happened this day in 1951. Bobby Thompson of the NY Giants hits a Homer to beat the Dodgers in a one game Playoff for the National League Pennant
The Andy Griffith Show premiered on CBS in 1960
East Germany ceases to exist and its territory becomes part of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1990
OJ Simpson is acquitted of two murders by a jury in Los Angeles in 1995
In the News: Taylorsville Town Board Meets today…Mark the Date October 28th, another “Clean Alexander Day”…Man indicted for first degree murder in Catawba County…Hickory man jailed for assault and firearms charges…Morganton man charged with statutory rape…
Sunny and Pleasant Today
Cougar Football facing yet a tougher challenge Friday at Freedom….Chiefs down the Skins….Panthers lose a safety for a while…AL Wild Card tonight, Twins at Yankees…Braves GM resigns
Happy Birthday: Chubby Checker, Lindsey Buckingham, Fred Couples, Tommy Lee, Gwen Stefani,
Vegas is one of my favorite places to visit and I’m at a loss after another ruthless, senseless, act of violence. We’ll learn more about the why but I doubt we’ll figure how to stop it.
Rest in Peace Tom Petty !
Quote of the Day: “You can’t go home again”…Thomas Wolfe ( Born in Asheville this day in 1900)