Friday, February 24th. Day 55 of 2023It’s Tortilla Chip Day
Happy Bartenders Day ! Some of the world’s most intellegent people are Bartenders !
1868: Andrew Johnson becomes the first President to be impeached by the House of Representatives. He is later acquitted in the Senate
1863: Arizona is organized as a United States territory
1920: The Nazi Party was founded by Adolf Hitler and his henchmen in the Hofbräuhaus beer hall in Munich, Germany
1981: Buckingham Palace announces the engagement of Britain’s Price Charles to Lady Diana Spencer
1991: Ground troops cross the Saudi Arabian border and enter Iraq, thus beginning the ground phase of the Gulf War
2008: Cuba’s Parliament named Raul Castro president. His brother Fidel had ruled for nearly 50 years
2020: The Dow drops more than 1,000 points as fear of COVID-19 hits Wall Street
In the News: Juvenile charged with making threats to Hickory City Schools…Two men shot in Statesville…Hidebran man arrested in Alexander County…Statesville man arrested by Alexander County Deputies…Conover man get prison time for drug trafficking
Weather: More clouds that sun today, not as warm either
Sports: Alexander Central woman fall short at North Meck to finish season…ACHS Baseball scrimmages at Providence this afternoon…Softball and Soccer have Saturday scrimmages…NASCAR in California…PGA Tour in Florida
Happy Birthday: Dominic Chianese, Phil Knight, Barry Bostwick, Rupert Holmes, Edward James Olmos, Eddie Murray, Tom Burleson, Paula Zahn, Billy Zane, Floyd Mayweather, Jr
Darned Bear keeps breaking out in St Louis https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2023/02/23/St-Louis-Zoo-Andean-bear-escapes-second-time/1801677188476/
Word of the Day: Coalesce [ koh-uh-les ]
To grow together or into one body: The two lakes coalesced into one.
To unite so as to form one mass, community, etc.: The various groups coalesced into a crowd.
To blend or come together: Their ideas coalesced into one theory.
Quote of the Day: “Those who don’t know how to weep with their whole heart, don’t know how to laugh either”…Golda Meir