Thursday, March 9th. Day 68 of 2023
It’s National Get Over It Day! If you’re already over it, proceed
Happy Meatball Day !
It’s Barbie Day. I think she kicked Ken to the curb but they see each other from time to time. They just don’t want us to know it
1796: Napoleon married Josephine
1822: Charles Gibson received the first patent for false teeth
1863: General Ulysses Grant was appointed commander-in-chief of the US Army
1954: WNBT-TV (now WNBC-TV), in New York, broadcast the first local color television commercials. The ad was for a decorating firm
1964: Assembly on the first Ford Mustang began
1969: “The Smothers Brothers’ Comedy Hour” was canceled by CBS
1975: Work began on the Alaskan Pipeline. Joe didn’t halt that one ! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trans-Alaska_Pipeline_System
2011: The Space Shuttle Discovery made its final landing after 39 flights
In the News: Figures released say more than 20 percent of Alexander County’s population is over 65…Some resurfacing projects announced for Alexander roadways…Taylorsville man held without bond…Man from Stony Point and man from Newton arrested on drug charges by Taylorsville Police…Alexander County woman jailed…A chase, a crash and an arrest in Statesville
Weather: Sunshine today but rain arrives tonight
Sports: Lady Cougar Softball tries to snap two-game slide today against Maiden…Day II of ACC Tournament tips-off at noon today in Greensboro…Panthers rework a contract to save cap space…TPC tees-off today in Florida…Tiger’s girlfriend might have something to tell us
Happy Birthday: Andy North, Juliette Binoche, Brian Bosworth, Emmanuel Lewis, Aaron Boone
60-year old Florida man sets record for Push-Ups https://manofmany.com/lifestyle/fitness/60-year-old-guinness-world-record-push-ups
Word of the Day: vitriol [ vi-tree-uhl ] Something highly caustic or severe in effect, as criticism.
Chemistry. any of certain metallic sulfates of glassy appearance, as copper sulfate or blue vitriol, iron sulfate or green vitriol, zinc sulfate or white vitriol, etc. Oil of vitriol; sulfuric acid.
Quote of the Day: “Courage is knowing what not to fear”…Plato