It’s Tuba Day ! Tuba Players, stand and be proud !
1851: The mechanical Refrigerator was patented this day by Dr John Gorrie
1889: The Eiffel Tower is officially opened to the public
1937: The German zeppelin Hindenburg catches fire and is destroyed within a minute while attempting to dock at Lakehurst, New Jersey. Thirty-six people are killed
1954: Roger Bannister of England becomes the first person to run the mile in under four minutes
1997: Michael Jackson and the Bee Gees are inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame
2006: The last survivor of the Titanic dies. Lillian Asplund was 99. She was 5 at the time of the sinking
In the News: Early voting continues in Alexander County…Saturday is a “Shred Day”…Bethlehem man facing weapons charge…Two students charged after Catawba County Middle School is evacuated…Statesville man arrested for April shooting…Troutman Police will not file charges in connection to shooting at rapper’s home
Weather: Friday could be wet, maybe a storm too
Happy Birthday: Willie Mays, Bob Seger, Tony Blair, Tom Bergeron, Roma Downey, George Clooney, Jason Witten, Chris Paul
Tony Dow, AKA Wally Cleaver has Cancer https://nypost.com/2022/05/06/leave-it-to-beaver-star-tony-dow-diagnosed-with-cancer/
Lefty has long been linked to betting woes https://apnews.com/article/entertainment-sports-business-phil-mickelson-pga-championships-7ed87d029e4fbeefd39fa88557ba053b
Have a Great Weekend !
Quote of the Day: “Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine”…Sigmund Freud