Monday, February 13th. Day 44 of 2023
Rejoice, it’s World Radio Day !
1741: “The American Magazine,” the first magazine in the U.S., was published in Philadelphia
1920: The National Negro Baseball League was organized
1935: In New Jersey, a jury found Bruno Richard Hauptmann guilty of the kidnapping and death of the infant son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh. Hauptmann was later executed for the crimes
1954: Frank Selvy of Furman becomes the only NCAA Division I basketball player ever to score 100 points in a single game
2000: Charles M. Schulz’s last original Sunday “Peanuts” comic strip appeared in newspapers. Schulz had died the day before
2017: Kim Jong-nam, brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, is assassinated at Kuala Lumpur International Airport
2021: Former U.S. President Donald Trump is acquitted in his second impeachment trial
In the News: Alexander County Schools operating on two-hour delay this morning…House Fire Saturday in Alexander County…County Board of Education meets this evening…Murder investigation underway in Morganton…Taylorsville man arrested for probaation violations…Catawba county woman charged in Alexander County…Teen charged with stealing vehicle with child inside by Statesville Police
Weather: Sunshine and 60 today !
Sports: Super Bowl was Super !, KC rallies to beat Philly…You’d think the Super Bowl would have better field conditions…Lady Cougars end losing streak, AC men fall at Freedom…Conference Tournament begins this week…Tar Heels host Miami tonight…World’s #1 golfer wins in Arizona
Happy Birthday: Stockard Channing, Jerry Springer, Mike Krzyzewski, Peter Gabriel, Denise Austin, Randy Moss
Word of the Day: Caravel [ kar-uh-vel ] A small Spanish or Portuguese sailing vessel of the Middle Ages and later, usually with triangular sails that allowed for tacking upwind.
No Urinals in New Hampshire ? https://apnews.com/article/education-sex-new-hampshire-state-government-concord-702ef27280b184d58db637b93cd5a3e9
Gee, an actor that gets it https://www.yahoo.com/news/idris-elba-fires-back-receiving-013815089.html
The Super Bowl was great, the Anthem was terrific, the halftime show was spectacular from the standpoint of presentation but the music was not my thing by a long shot. The only negative, the field was horrible, horrible, horrible !
Quote of the Day: “If you can walk away from a landing, it’s a good landing. If you use the airplane the next day, it’s an outstanding landing”…Chuck Yeager (Born this day in 1920)