Monday, April 13th. Day 104 of 2020
Happy Easter Monday !
It’s Scrabble Day ! It’s a great game, more than 150 million units have been sold around the world
1865: Raleigh, North Carolina is occupied by Union Forces
1954: Henry Aaron plays his first game in the Major Leagues with the Milwauke Braves
1960: The United States launches Transit 1-B, the world’s first satellite navigation system
1970: An oxygen tank aboard the Apollo 13 Service Module explodes, putting the crew in great danger
1997: Tiger Woods becomes the youngest golfer to win the Masters Tournament. He was 21
1998: NationsBank and BankAmerica announce a $62.5 billion merger, creating the country’s first coast-to-coast bank
In the News: Storms cut power in area this morning….Third COVID-19 death in Burke County…Former Taylorsville resident facing kidnapping charge…Taylorsville woman in jail without bond…Taylorsville Police arrest woman on felony drug charge…Alexander County man charged with assault
Weather: Severe Weather this morning, heavy rain, high winds, lightning
Sports: We gotta get Sports cranked back up for mental health reasons…Newton-Conover standout named Ms Basketball in North CarolinaHappy Birthday: Paul Sorvino, Bill Conti, Tony Dow, Al Green, Sam Bush, Caroline Rhea, Ricky Schroder
State Wildlife Commission says be on the lookout for Coyotes this Spring
At what point will we start seeing the light in the COVID-19 tunnel ?
Still no improvement in the Great Toilet Paper Caper, some are still hoarding for an unknown reason, unknown even to them
Quote of the Day: “It’s neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness”…Thomas Jefferson (Born this day in 1743)