Monday, February 6th. Day 37 of 2023
It’s Frozen Yogurt Day !
1899: The Senate ratified a peace treaty between the U.S. and Spain
1933: The 20th Amendment to the Constitution was declared in effect. The amendment moved the start of presidential, vice-presidential and congressional terms from March to January
1959: Texas Instruments files the first patent for an integrated circuit
1971: NASA Astronaut Alan Shepard used a six-iron that he had brought inside his spacecraft and swung at three golf balls on the surface of the moon
1988: Michael Jordan makes his signature slam dunk from the free throw line inspiring Air Jordan and the Jumpman logo
1998: 1998: Washington National Airport was renamed for U.S. President Ronald Reagan
2018: Elon Musk’s company SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy, world’s most powerful rocket
In the News: Alexander County Board of Commissioners meet tonight…
Weather: Sunshine with a high near 60 today !
Sports: Cougar Basketball takes 3 of 4 from South Caldwell Friday night…Alexander the Cougars gets makeover…Duke rejects Carolina…Hornets play, Hornets lose…Panthers hire OC…It’s Super Bowl week…Rose leads PGA event that will conclude today at Pebble Beach
Happy Birthday: Mike Farrell, Tom Brokaw, Axl Rose, Rick Astley
Word of the Day: Superannuated soo-per-an-yoo-ey-tid – To render or consider antiquated or obsolete
Quote of the Day: “Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well”…Josh Billings