It’s Bobblehead Day !
1782: The Bank of North America opened in Philadelphia. It was the first commercial bank in the United States
1894: W.K. Dickson received a patent for motion picture film
1904: The distress signal “CQD” was established. Two years later “SOS” became the radio distress signal because it was quicker to send by wireless radio
1949: The first photograph of genes was shown at the University of Southern California
1967: The Newlywed Game premiered on ABC
1980: President Carter signed legislation that authorized $1.5 billion in loans for the bail out of the Chrysler Corporation
1999: President Clinton’s impeachment trial began in the US Senate
In the News: More than 100 new cases of COVID on Thursday in Alexander County…Numbers show the vaccine is keeping people out of the hospital…Granite Falls man remains in jail after Alexander County vehicle chase…Taylorsville Police nab man on weapons charges…Hickory woman get Federal Prison time for wire fraud
Weather: Sunny, Windy, and Cold on Friday. High 35-38
Sports: Cougar Wrestling host Freedom today…Alexander Central Hoops get a Friday night off…App gets win…All four ACC teams in North Carolina host games Saturday…Panthers end another lousy season Sunday in Tampa…I ready for that Georgia-Alabama game Monday night…PGA Tour in Hawaii, weather looks pretty nice there
Happy Birthday: Jann Wenner, Kenny Loggins, David Caruso, Katie Couric, Kathy Valentine, Ron Rivera, Rand Paul, Nicolas Cage, Lamar Jackson, Ozzie Albies
US Trade Deficit soaring. It would help the supply-chain if more of what we buy was produced here instead of there https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/article/November-trade-deficit-hits-near-record-high-16753719.php
Have a Great Weekend !
Quote of the Day:”Everything I like is either illegal, immoral or fattening”…Alexander Woollcott