It’s National Donut Day
1539: Hernando de Soto claims the territory of Florida for Spain
1851: NY Knickerbockers wear what is considered to be the first Baseball Uniforms. It included straw hats, white shirts and blue trousers
1949: Wesley Anthony Brown is the first black to graduate from US Naval Academy
1965: The first American Space walk made by NASA astronaut Ed White
1967: Aretha Franklin’s cover of the Otis Redding song “Respect” reaches #1
2017: Eight people are murdered and dozens of civilians are wounded by Islamist terrorists at The London Bridge. Three of the attackers are shot dead by the police
2019: Apple announces it is shutting down iTunes and replacing it with three different apps
In the News: Alexander County Sheriff’s Office searching for registered sex offender…Three shot in Hickory early Thursday evening…Hickory man charged with Morganton robbery…
Weather: Clouds with some sunshine, cooler. High 80 on Friday. Weekend looks great !
Sports: State finals in Baseball and Softball begin today…Boston takes Game I in NBA Finals…Former Duke player leads US Women’s Open…Braves score Baker’s dozen in Denver…Jays have won 8 straight
Happy Birthday: Raúl Castro, Billy Cunningham, Hale Irwin, Jill Biden, Anderson Cooper, Rafael Nadal
Betty White’s home sells large https://radaronline.com/p/betty-white-los-angeles-home-sells/
Has Elvis left the building in Vegas ? https://apnews.com/article/las-vegas-elvis-presley-d58cb1aa18d5b2c99a77e48f77e2044e
Have a Great Weekend !
Quote of the Day: “No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens”… Abraham Lincoln