Monday,February 27th. Day 58 of 2023
It’s National Strawberry Day !
1827: New Orleans held its first Mardi Gras celebration
1922: The Supreme Court upheld the 19th Amendment that guaranteed women the right to vote
1951: The 22nd Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, limiting U.S. Presidents to two terms
1974: “People” magazine was first published
1982: Wayne B. Williams was convicted of murdering two of the 28 black children and young adults whose bodies were found in Atlanta, GA, over a two-year period
1991: President George H.W. Bush announced live on television that “Kuwait is liberated.”
1997: Divorce became legal in Ireland
2022: Countries around the world sanctioned Russia for its invasion of Ukraine; The European Union closes its airspace to Russian planes
In the News: One person airlifted from overnight crash just south of Taylorsville…Taylorsville man held without bond…Hiddenite man arrested in Wilkes County…Alexander County man jailed by Brookford Police…Newton man charged with attempted murder…
Weather: Clouds today, maybe a shower or two. Tuesday looks great !
Sports: Cougar Football schedule released…Spring Sports heating up at ACHS…Watauga and Freedom women still alive in State Hoop playoffs…Tar Heels get must win Saturday night but they need more if they want to dance…Kyle Busch wins in California…PGA feel good story in Florida
Happy Birthday: Joanne Woodward, Ralph Nader, Barbara Babcock, Johnny Van Zant, James Worthy, Adam Baldwin, Tony Gonzalez, Chelsea Clinton, Josh Groban
Word of the Day Cranreuch [ krahn-ruhkh ] noun A covering of minute ice needles, formed at night upon the ground and exposed objects when they have cooled below the dew point, when it is below the freezing point.
More reports are emerging that COVID-19 originated from Chinese lab https://abcnews.go.com/Health/amid-new-report-covids-origins-investigation-continues-2/story?id=97476847
Quote of the Day: “No one wants advice – only corroboration” …John Steinbeck (Born this day in 1902)