It’s Lost Sock Memorial Day ! Where do they go ?
1865: President Andrew Johnson issues a proclamation declaring armed resistance in the South is virtually at an end; this is the commonly accepted end date of the American Civil War
1914: President Woodrow Wilson proclaims Mother’s Day
1941: The German submarine U-110 is captured by the Royal Navy. On board is the latest Enigma machine which Allied cryptographers later use to break coded German messages https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enigma_machine
1960: The US becomes the first nation to legalize a birth control pill
1974: The United States House Committee on the Judiciary opens formal and public impeachment hearings against President Richard Nixon.
2017: President Donald Trump fires FBI Director James Comey
2020: The COVID-19 virus causes the U.S. unemployment rate to hit 14.9 percent, the worst since the Great Depression. The unemployment rate had been the lowest since WWII prior to the pandemic
In the News: Taylorsville man charged with possession of and distribution of child pornography…Fatal stabbing in Hickory…Woman found shot to death in Conover…Tennessee man arrested in Alexander County…Man arrested for possession of stolen vehicle in Alexander County…Taylorsville Police charge man with assault and resisting arrest…The last week of early voting begins today
Weather: Sunshine, high in low 70’s
Sports: Cougar Baseball and Softball learn state playoff foes today…Alexander Central golfer plays in State Finals today…Canes 2-0 lead is gone…Lagano bumps his way to Darlington victory…Long shot wins Kentucky Derby…Homa wins PGA event…One month into season, Dodgers have best record in Baseball
Happy Birthday: James L. Brooks, Candice Bergen, Billy Joel, John Corbett, Steve Yzerman, Rosario Dawson, Audrina Patridge
How many friends do you need ? https://dnyuz.com/2022/05/07/how-many-friends-do-you-really-need/
NASA tying to attract aliens with nudes ? https://www.chron.com/news/nation-world/article/NASA-send-human-nudes-images-to-space-aliens-17154847.php
It was nice to a lot of people out and about on Sunday with their Moms. Way to go folks !
Quote of the Day: “Retiring is one thing. Being retired is something else altogether”…Mike Wallace (Born this day in 1919)