Thursday, October 29th. Day 303 of 2020
It’s Internet Day ! Computers were linked this day in 1969 at UCLA. It had been done years earlier by the Department of Defense. Despite his claims, Al Gore had nothing to do with it
1648: Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England
1929: The New York Stock Exchange crashes ending the Great Bull Market of the 1920s and beginning the Great Depression
1969: The Supreme Court ordered an immediate end to all school segregation
1998: The space shuttle Discovery blasted off with John Glenn on board. Glenn was 77 years old
2008: Delta Air Lines merges with Northwest Airlines, creating the world’s largest airline and reducing the number of US legacy carriers to five
2012: Hurricane Sandy hits the east coast of the United States, killing 148 directly and 138 indirectly, while leaving nearly $70 billion in damages and causing major power outages
In the News: A new voting Early Voting record set in Alexander County…Latest unemployment numbers released…Taylorsville License Plate Agency reopens today…Wilkes County woman remains missing…Hickory man arrested in Alexander County…Granite Falls man nabbed in Bethlehem…Taylorsville Police arrest woman on weapons charge…Man shot in Iredell County refuses to cooperate with law enforcement
Weather: TROPICAL STORM WARNING for area…Wind, and Rain today
Sports: Panthers play in Primetime tonight…Will C Mac play ?…Kyle Busch gets rain delayed-delayed-delayed win in Texas…Larson gets ride with Hendrick Motorsports
Happy Birthday: Melba Moore, Richard Dreyfuss, Kate Jackson, Dan Castellaneta, Joely Fisher, Winona Ryder
Cop Killer gets life in prison foxnews.com/us/chicago-cop-killer-gets-life-sentence-in-death-of-cmdr-paul-bauer
Something to ponder. Would the schools allow me to get-in on the virtual learning today ?
Something to ponder. If you “Get in front of the curve” are you on a straightaway ?
Quote of the Day: “There are no mistakes, only happy accidents”… Bob Ross (Born this day in 1942)