* * * * M O N D A Y * * * * A P R I L 22nd * * * * D A Y 112 of 2019 * * * *
It’s Easter Monday !
Happy Earth Day !
1864: Congress passes the Coinage Act of 1864 that mandates that the inscription “In God We Trust” be placed on all coins minted as United States currency
1889: At noon, the Oklahoma land rush officially started as thousands of Americans raced for new, unclaimed land
1977: Optical fiber is first used to carry live telephone traffic
2000: In a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize six-year-old Elián González from his relatives’ home in Miami
2016: The Paris Agreement is signed, an agreement to help fight global warming
In the News: Storms rattle the County on Friday…One airlifted from motorcycle crash Sunday in Wittneburg…Hiddenite man facing four felony charges…
Weather: Great Weather to Start the Week
Sports: Cougar Baseball begins play in Easter Tournament today…Sherrill wins Player of Year honor…Canes face elimination in game VI tonight…
Happy Birthday: Jack Nicholson, Peter Frampton, Terry Francona, Ryan Stiles
We sure came out lucky during the storms Friday. I know some people in the Hiddenite area had some property damage but it could have been so much worse as a tornado touched down.
Jim Irsay, the owner of the Indianapolis Colts has bought the piano that John Lennon used to write songs for The Beatles “Sgt Pepper;s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album. He paid $787,000 for the old upright model
It’s amazing what you might find when you’re not searching for it. I discovered two Easter Eggs Sund and had no basket
Quote of the Day: “What’s vice today might be tomorrow’s virtue”…Henry Fielding