Thursday, June 1st. Day 152 of 2023
Happy Olive Day !
Shuck the shoes and socks. It’s Go Barefoot Day !
1774: The British government orders the Port of Boston closed to punish colonists for the Boston Tea Party
1796: The last British troops withdraws from the United States
1935: For the first time, motorists in the United Kingdom must pass a driver’s test in order to be licensed
1962: Former Nazi Adolf Eichmann is executed in Israel after being found guilty of war crimes
1964: The Rolling Stones arrive in the United States for the first time
1974: The Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims is published in the Journal Emergency Medicine
1980: CNN makes it’s debut
2009: General Motors files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection2018: Alexander Central wins it’s 10th State Softball Championship
In the News: Alexander County Sheriff’s Office will conduct “land search” today near Rocky Face Park…Sheriff Pennell meets with State Legislators…Man pleads guilty to attempted rape in Catawba County…Major drug bust by Catawba And Burke County Officers…South Carolina man arrested in Alexander County…Taylorsville man jailed after missing court date
Weather: Sunny and 80 ! When’s the last time you heard that ?
Sports: CVCC will not drop drop Athletic Programs…NBA Finals Game I tonight…UNC and S Carolina will open College Football season with game in Charlotte… Braves salvage a game in Oakland…Yanks shutout in Seattle
Female suing after losing to trans athletes https://nypost.com/2023/05/31/runner-chelsea-mitchell-who-lost-to-trans-athletes-this-is-about-fairness/
Happy Birthday: Pat Boone, Morgan Freeman, Brian Cox, Ronnie Wood, Lisa Hartman Black, Tony Bennett, Heidi Klum, Alanis Morissette
Word of the Day: proffer [ prof-er ] To offer or put before someone, a proposal
Quote of the Day: “I’ve been on a calendar, but I’ve never been on time”…Marilyn Monroe (Born this day in 1926)