Friday, September 10th. Day 253 of 2021
It’s TV Dinner Day. Do you recall those really bad ones in the aluminum tray ? The Swanson Company stated marketing those nasty things on this day in 1953
1846: Elias Howe is granted a patent for the sewing machine
1921: The Ayus Autobahn in Germany opened . The road is known for its nonexistent speed limit
1942: President Franklin Roosevelt mandated gasoline rationing as part of the U.S. wartime effort
1955: “Gunsmoke” premiered on CBS
1988: President Clinton met with members of his Cabinet to apologize, ask forgiveness and promise to improve as a person in the wake of the scandal involving Monica Lewinsky
2000: “Cats” closes on Broadway
In the News: 31 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Alexander County…9-11-01 Remembrance Event begins Saturday at Hiddenite Arts and Heritage Center…Taylorsville man charged in connection to murder has bond reduced… Stony Point man jailed after assaulting family members…Hiddenite woman charged with assaulting Detention Officer…Taylorsville woman jailed in Catawba County
Weather: Super Weather for the Weekend !
Sports: ACHS Women’s Tennis and Men’s Soccer get Friday wins…Cougar Football travel to RS Central tonight…Brady and the Bucs beat Dallas…Panther open Sunday against the Jets…Busy weekend in College Football…Braves win and increase lead over Phillies…Yankees sinking…NASCAR runs in Richmond this weekend
Happy Birthday: José Feliciano, Margaret Trudeau, Bill O’Reilly, Joe Perry, Amy Irving, Colin Firth, Randy Johnson, Guy Ritchie, Ryan Phillippe
Get Your Shot !
Quote of the Day: “I don’t think one should ever come to my stage of life and have to look back and say, Gosh. I wish I hadn’t spent all those years doing that job I was never really interested in”…Charles Kuralt (Born in Wilmington, North Carolina on this day in 1934)