Thursday, October 15th. Day 289 of 2020
It’s Global Handwashing Day ! We’re a little better at it since COVID-19 emerged, at least I am
Happy Chicken Cacciatore Day
1793: Queen Marie Antoinette of France is convicted of treason
1888: The “From Hell” letter allegedly sent by Jack the Ripper is received by investigators in London
1951: “I Love Lucy” premiered on CBS
1984: The Freedom of Information Act was passed by Congress
1989: Wayne Gretzky becomes the all-time leading scorer in NHL history
1995: Saddam Hussein is reelected president of Iraq. Who had the nerve to vote against him ?
In the News: Man charged with murder of his mother in Alexander County…Early Voting Begins Today…Fatal accident in Catawba County…Woman facing drug charges in Alexander County…Man charged with assault on a female and battery of unborn child by Alexander Sheriff’s Office
Weather: A few clouds and a little cooler today
Sports: Dodgers take the Braves to the woodshed…Astros stay alive…Panthers lose a defensive lineman for the season…Alabama coach tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of showdown with Georgia
Happy Birthday: Barry McGuire, Linda Lavin, Sarah, Duchess of York, Emeril Lagasse, Dan Forest, Keyshia Cole
I like bacon but, I’ll pass https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/food/2020/10/14/hormel-black-label-bacon-face-masks-giveaway/3653043001/
Are the Dodgers still batting ?
Quote of the Day: “The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything”… Friedrich Nietzsche