Monday, June 14. Day 165 of 2021
Raise your glass, it’s Bourbon Day !
1775: The Continental Army was founded by the Second Continental Congress for purposes of common defense. This event is considered to be the birth of the United States Army
1900: Hawaii became a U.S. territory
1940: The Nazis opened their concentration camp at Auschwitz in German-occupied Poland
1951: “Univac I” was unveiled. It was designed for the U.S. Census Bureau and billed as the world’s first commercial computer
1989: Former President Ronald Reagan was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II
2017: Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana is shot and wounded by a terrorist while practicing for a charity baseball game in suburban Washington, D.C.
In the News: Commissioner approve zoning request for Roayal Comfort Seating…Alexander County woman charged after going to magistrates office on unrelated matter…Taylorsville man facing charges in Catawba County…Bethlehem man arrested
Weather: The tropical weather is over. Lots of Sunshine and lower humidity this week !
Sports: Wolfpack humble the Hogs, head to Omaha…Wingate wins NCAA Division II Baseball title…LRU’s investigation into racism in Woman’s Hoop Program to wrap up soon…I never seen less tingle in the NBA Playoffs…Big crackdown coming for Major League Pitchers…Kyle Larson takes home a million
Happy Birthday: Marla Gibbs, Donald Trump, Boy George, Eric Heiden, Sam Perkins, Yasmine Bleeth, Campbell Brown, Steffi Graf
What a career this guy had https://apnews.com/article/ned-beatty-entertainment-arts-and-entertainment-c72da9a1db177ce0759cabaca117bdf6
A pretty good tale for this man’s grandchildren https://boston.cbslocal.com/2021/06/11/lobster-diver-swallowed-by-whale-cape-cod-michael-packard/
It’s been so stuffy of late, the mildew has mildew
Quote of the Day: “Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress”…Mahatma Gandhi