Tuesday, June 29th. Day 180 of 2021
It’s Camera Day ! Do you own one that’s not on your phone ?
1613: The Globe Theater in London, built by William Shakespeare burns to the ground
1652: Massachusetts declared itself an independent commonwealth
1897: The Chicago Cubs scored 36 runs in a game against Louisville. Bad pitching or great hitting ?
1956: The Federal Highway Act of 1956 is signed by President Eisenhower, officially creating the United States Interstate Highway System
1972: The Supreme Court ruled that the death penalty could constitute “cruel and unusual punishment.” The ruling prompted states to revise their capital punishment laws
1995: The American Space Shuttle docks with the Russian space station Mir for the first time
1998: The National Basketball Association announced that a lockout would be imposed at midnight
2007: The first generation Apple iPhone went on sale
In the News: One child dead, two wounded in separate drive-by shootings in Statesville…Statesville man arrested by Taylorsville Police on series of charges…Hiddenite man arrested by Sheriff’s Office…Hudson woman arrested after chase…The reduction of water tap fees has been extended to end of year
Weather: A repeat of Monday. Sunshine mixed with some clouds, High near 90
Sports: Winkler named NWC Track and Field Coach of the Year…Early tabbed as Track Athlete of the Year…Bethlehem man wins Rocky Face Vertical Mile Challenge…Lightening take Game I….Clippers stay alive…Vandy a win away from repeat…Ohtani is unreal
Happy Birthday: Gary Busey, Richard Lewis, Fred Grandy, Dan Dierdorf, Sharon Lawrence, Jeff Burton, Martin Truex Jr.
You can buy a California Senator’s home https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2021/06/28/sen-dianne-feinstein-tahoe-vacation-compound-for-sale-41-million/
Quote of the Day: “The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.”..Aristotle