Wednesday, January 10th
it’s Take the Stairs Day !
1776: “Common Sense” by Thomas Paine was published
1870: John D. Rockefeller incorporated Standard Oil
1901: The first great Texas oil gusher is discovered in Beaumont
1920: The League of Nations ratified the Treaty of Versailles, officially ending World War I with Germany
1990: Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc. completed a $14 billion merger. The new company, Time Warner, was the world’s largest entertainment company
2013: Major League Baseball announced they would begin testing players for Human Growth Hormone and elevate levels of Testosterone
2016: English singer-songwriter Davie Bowie dies at 69
In the News: One dead, at least 4 injured as result of possible tornado in Claremont…No major damage in Alexander County…Alexander County Schools to have virtual learning on Wednesday…Voter Education coming to Taylorsville next week…Taylorsville man jailed for sex-offender violation…Stony Point man jailed in Iredell County…
Weather: Sunny and Windy
Sports: Duke beats Pitt…Wake falls to Fla State…Tar Heels at Wolfpack tonight, should be a good one at 8pm…Panthers search for GM and Coach might take a while…Vegas sets the line for weekend playoff gamesHappy Birthday: Harrry Gant, Rod Stewart, Donald Fagen, George Foreman, Pat Benatar, Bobby Rahal, Shawn Colvin, Jake Delhomme, Jared Kushner
Again, David Tepper, you have my number !
Word of the Day: muster [muhs-ter ] To gather, summon or rouse. “During the fire drill, please muster at the flag pole”
Quote of the Day: “If you dig it, do it. If you dig it a lot, do it twice”… Jim Croce Jim Croce (Born this day in 1933)