Tuesday, May 23. Day 143 of 2023
Happy Turtle Day !
It’s Library Workers Day
1785: Benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocals
1900: Associated Press News Service begins operations
1911: The New York Public Library is dedicated
1934: Outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow , Bonnie and Clyde, are killed by police in an ambush near Sailes, Louisiana
1960: Israel announces capture of Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolf_Eichmann
2017: President Trump meets Pope Francis at the Vatican
2021: At 50, Phil Mickelson becomes Golf’s oldest major winner in history at the PGA Championship
In the News: Taylorsville teen facing charges in three counties…Juvenile shot in Catawba County…Caldwell County man charged with shooting girlfriend…Taylorsville man charged with probation violation…Drug bust in Catawba nets three arrests
Weather: Sunshine mixed with a few clouds. High around 76
Sports: Cougar Athletic Camps begin in June…Canes shutout, down 3-0 to Florida…Nuggets put gang from La La Land away in sweep…Freddie does it to the Braves…Panthers begin OTA’s…Will Charlotte host NFL Draft in 2026 ?
Happy Birthday: John Newcombe, Buck Showalter, Mitch Albom, Drew Carey, Jewel, Ken Jennings
Word of the Day Chelonian [ ki-loh-nee-uhn ] Belonging or pertaining to a reptilian order comprising turtles, tortoises, and terrapins. Chelonian comes from Ancient Greek chelṓnē, meaning “turtle, tortoise.”
Quote of the Day: “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader”… Margaret Fuller (Born this day in 1810)