Friday, August 16th . Day 228 of 2019
It’s Tell a Joke Day !
Happy Rum Day
1920: Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians is hit on the head by a fastball thrown by Carl Mays of the New York Yankees, and dies early the next day
1954: The first issue of Sports Illustrated is published
1962: Pete Best is discharged from The Beatles, to be replaced two days later by Ringo Starr
1967: Louis Armstrong records :What a Wonderful World”
1995: Voters in Bermuda reject independence from Great Britain
In the News: County waiving fees for storm damage at Landfill…Board Of Elections will make Precinct appointment next week at Public Meeting…Vehicle break-ins reported in Taylorsville…Man arrested for stalking…Another meth arrest…Burke County Schools employee dismissed for taking indecent liberties
Weather: Hot again, no air moving !
Sports: Cougar Football just 7 days away…Panthers host Buffalo tonight in Pre Season game…Dale Jr is OK after plane crash..Homers keep flying in Baseball…
Happy Birthday: Julie Newmar, Kathie Lee Gifford, James Cameron, Angele Bassett, Madona, Belinda Carlisle, Timothy Hutton, Steve Carrell
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious ! Does that ring a bell ? Do you know where it came from ?
Scientists say July was the hottest month ever. It was 1.7 degrees warmer that the normal global average for the month. There is no way to deny there is something to global warming. I’m not sure how severe it is but it’s real
Quote of the Day: ” I’m trying to arrange my life so that I don’t even have to be present”…Unknown