Monday, July 6th. Day 188 of 2020
It’s International Kissing Day ! What do I do with the mask ?
Happy Fried Chicken Day !
1854: In Jackson, Michigan, the first convention of the Republican Party is held
1933: The first Major League All-Star Game is played in Chicago’s Comiskey Park. The American League defeated the National League 4–2
1957: Althea Gibson wins Wimbledon becoming the first African American to do so
1957: John Lennon and Paul McCartney meet for the first time, as teenagers. They would form The Beatles three years later
2013: A 73-car oil train derails in the town of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec and explodes into flames, killing at least 47 people and destroying more than 30 buildings in the town’s central area
In the News: Alexander County’s COVID-19 count exploding, six more cases reported Sunday…Unemployment dropped in May as some went back to work in area…Taylorsville man charged with child abuse…Alexander County man jailed for missing court dates
Weather: Sunny, high around 87
Sports: Alexander Central Athletes can return to campus today for Summer Workouts…DeChambeau wins on PGA Tour…Kevin Harvick wins again….Freddie Freeman tests positive for Coronavirus…Redskins about to dropped as Washington’s NFL franchise mascot
Happy Birthday: Ned Beatty, George W. Bush, Sylvester Stallone, 50 Cent, Eva Green
Actually went to a restaurant, sat down, and enjoyed a meal over the weekend. That TV table at home had the night off
Wow, I’ve never heard so many explosions on July 4th. Some people were blasting some things they’re not supposed to have. Sounded like a war zone
Quote of the Day: “I have not yet began to fight”…John Paul Jones (Born this day in 1747)