* * * * M O N D A Y * * * * J U L Y 22nd * * * * D A Y 203 of 2019 * * * *
Happy Hammock Day !
It’s Mango Day !
1587: A second group of English settlers arrives on Roanoke Island off North Carolina to re-establish the deserted colony
1893: Katharine Lee Bates writes “America the Beautiful” after admiring the view from the top of Pikes Peak1934: Public Enemy #1 John Dillenger is killed by FBI agents outside the Biograph Theatre in Chicago. Done in by “Lady in Orange”, not “Lady in Red”, Anna Sage. She was not wearing red !
1992: Near Medellín, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison fearing extradition to the United States
2003: Members of 101st Airborne , aided by Special Forces, attack a compound in Iraq, killing Saddam Hussein’s sons Uday and Qusay
In the News: County Commissioners and Consolidated Health and Human Services Board Meet tonight…Filing period ends for Town of Taylorsville Election…Taylorsville man arrested, held without bond…Taylorsville woman jailed Sunday…Stony Point woman facing charges…
Sports: NFL training camps open this week…Lowry wins British Open on native soil…Six inducted into Cooperstown Hall…Braves and Nats split weekend series…Kevin Harvick win at New Hampshire
Happy Birthday: Bob Dole, Orson Bean, Terence Stamp, Alex Trebek, Danny Glover, Don Henley, Willem Dafoe, David Spade, Selena Gomez
Enjoyed re-living the Apollo 11 mission over the weekend. I can still recall as a young boy marveling at Armstrong and Aldrin walking on the Moon. Yep, I remember going outside and looking up at the Moon in wonderment
Looking forward to a few days of less than 90 degrees, beginning Tuesday
If you don’t like it leave it, that’s not racist but you knew that
Quote of the Day: “It’s better to know some of the questions than all of the answers”…James Thurber