* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * N O V E M B E R 1st * * * * * D A Y 305 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Stress Awareness Day. I probably should not have mentioned that, sorry !
The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, painted by Michelangelo, is exhibited to the public for the first time in 1512
The British Parliament enacts the Stamp Act on the Thirteen Colonies in order to help pay for British military operations in North America in 1765. We didn’t exactly like it on this side of the Atlantic.
The Weather Bureau, later renamed the National Weather Service makes its first official forecast in 1870
Jacques Plante of the Montreal Canadiens becomes the first goalie to wear a mask in the National Hockey League in 1959
In 1968, The Motion Picture Association of America’s film rating system is officially introduced, originating with the ratings G, M, R, and X
In the News: Halloween celebration goes without any major hitches… Public Meeting scheduled to improve Highway 127…New Doctor at Family Care Center announced…Lenoir man arrested in stabbing incident…Hickory man listed as missing is found…Mornganton man was on “Watch List” according to documents
“We’re moving on” says ACHS Director of Athletics….Cougar of the Week…World Series Game VII tonight…Panthers trade Benjamin…College Football Playoff poll is released and Bama is not #1…
Happy Birthday: Gary Player, Bill Anderson, Larry Flint, Fernando Valenzuela, Jenny McCarthy
There were so many people “Trick of Treating” in may neighborhood last night, the earth tilted
I would say that Clown outfits were popular, scary clowns !
Quote of the Day: “If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee”…Abraham Lincoln