Richard C Gilbert’s Cinco de Mayo Blog ! Day 125 of 2023
Happy Cinco de Mayo ! Some tacos and a couple cold brews !
It’s Tuba Day ! Go Tuba Players, you Rock
1847: The American Medical Association organized in Philadelphia
1891: Carnegie Hall opens in New York City
1921: Perfume Chanel No. 5 is released by fashion designer Coco Chanel
1961: Alan Shepard becomes 1st American in space aboard Freedom 7
1973: Secretariat wins The Kentucky Derby in a still record-time
1978: Cincinnati Red Pete Rose becomes 14th player to get 3,000 hits
1986: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announces Cleveland as the site of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum1997: The final episode of “Married with Children” airs on Fox TV
In the News: Another teen shot in Hickory…Only two COVID-19 cases in latest Alexander County Health Department update…Taylorsville man nabbed on felony drug charges…Hudson man facing charges in Alexander County and at least three other counties…Taylorsville man arrested for misuse of 911…Wilkes County man charged
Weather: Another nice day, a few clouds in the afternoon. Maybe some showers this weekend
Sports: Cougar Baseball wins Championship…AC Softball goes for title tonight…Canes host Devils in Game II this evening…Warriors down the Lakers…Fleetwood leads in Charlotte…Braves sweep the fish…Red Sox have won 6 straight…NASCAR looks for Dorothy in Kansas
Happy Birthday: Pat Carroll, John Rhys-Davies, Kurt Loder, Brian Williams, Adele, Chris Brown
Word of the Day: Monarch [ mon-erk, -ahrk ] A hereditary sovereign, as a king, queen, or emperor. A sole and absolute ruler of a state or nation.
Quote of the Day: “A man who’s never made a woman angry is a failure in life”…Christopher Morley