* * * * G O O D F R I D A Y * * * * A P R I L 19th * * * * D A Y 109 of 2019 * * * *
It’s Bicycle Day and Garlic Day too
1775: The American Revolution begins when fighting breaks out in Lexington, Mass.
1892: The Duryea gasoline buggy is introduced in the United States
1958: The Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants play the first Major League Game on the West Coast
1993: The 51-day FBI siege of the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas ends when a fire breaks out. 76 Davidians, including eighteen children under the age of ten, died in the fire
1995: The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City is bombed,. 168 people die including 19 children under the age of six.
2011: Fidel Castro resigns as the head of the Cuban Government after holding the title since 1961
In the News: Wilkes Authorities looking for man a woman he may have kidnapped…Hickory Police investigating armed robbery…Taylorsville man arrested this morning…
Weather: Rain, Rain, Rain,
Sports: Alexander Central shines on Daveion Wahington Day…Canes pull even with Caps…Hatchell steps down as UNC Women’s Hoop Coach…NBA Playoffs are boring…Braves late inning woes continue…Panther rework Luke’s contract
Happy Birthday: Elinor Donahue, Jack Roush, Tim Curry, Al Unser Jr., Ashley Judd, Kate Hudson, Maria Sharapova
Is anyone working other than me today ?
Another shinning moment for the County and Alexander Central High School on Thursday. The video is viral of the “Dream on 3” ceremony for Daveion Washington. Watch that video and not get emotional. If you don’t, something is very wrong with you
Quote of the Day: “I think the world is run by C students”…Al McGuire