Monday, September 13th. Day
Happy Peanut Day !
1788: The Constitutional Convention decided that the first federal election was to be held on Wednesday the following February. New York City was named the temporary national capital
1898: Hannibal Goodwin patented celluloid photographic film, which is used to make movies
1949: The Ladies Professional Golf Association of America was formed
1956: The IBM 305 RAMAC is introduced, the first commercial computer to use disk storage
1971: National Guardsmen stormed the Attica Correctional Facility in New York and put an end to the four-day revolt. A total of 43 people were killed in the final assault
2001: Secretary of State Colin Powell named Osama bin Laden as the prime suspect in the terror attacks on the United States on September 11. Limited commercial flights resumed in the U.S. for the first time in two days
In the News: Wild Chase in Alexander County ends when suspect crashes vehicle into Lew Enforcement Center….COVID-19 cases in Alexander County jump with 61 new cases on Friday…Taylorsville man arrested Sunday…Former Hickory High School teacher arrested on child-sex charges
Weather: Sunny with a high near 90
Sports: Cougars take care of business Friday night with win over RS Central…AC Volleyball sweeps Hickory on Friday…Panthers open season with win…App loses heartbreaker to Miami…NC State lays an egg…Mad Max has a big day on Sunday
Happy Birthday: Eileen Fulton, Jacqueline Bisset, Peter Cetera, Jean Smart, Fiona Apple, Ben Savage
Watched a lot of sports over the weekend. Cougars won against one of the most undisciplined teams I’ve ever had the displeasure to see… COVID-19 is a threat to the team for this weeks game…Panthers should have put the Jets away in first half…NC State laid an egg and should not have…App suffered a brutal loss…Max Scherzer is nothing shot of genius…I just can’t get into Tennis
Get Your Shot !
Quote of the Day: “To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure Leukemia with leeches”… Margaret Thatcher (Born this day in 1925)