Thursday, November 4th. Day 308 of 2021
It’s Men Make Dinner Day ! Does take-out count ?
Happy Use Your Common Sense Day ! It’ll be a challenge for some
1880: James and John Ritty patented the first cash register
1924: Nellie T. Ross of Wyoming was elected America’s first woman governor
1952: The National Security Agency (NSA) was established
1979: Iranian militants seized the U.S. embassy in Tehran and took 63 Americans hostage. The militants demanded that the U.S. send the former shah back to Iran to stand trial. Some were released but 52 were held for the next 14 months
1980: Ronald Reagan is elected the 40th President of The United States, defeating incumbent Jimmy Carter
1999: The United Nations imposed economic sanctions against the Taliban that controlled most of Afghanistan. The sanctions were imposed because the Taliban had refused to turn over Osama bin Laden
In the News: 20 new cases of COVID-19 reported Wednesday in Alexander County…Taylorsville Town Board considering burn ban…Investigation in to reported sexual assault at Frye Regional Medical Center…Man charged with felony breaking, entering, and larceny in Alexander County…Woman charged with motor vehicle theft by Alexander Deputies…Chase in Caldwell County
Weather: Freeze Warning tonight, low around 32
Sports: Cougar Winter Athletes getting ready for season…Christian McCaffrey returned to Panther practice Wednesday…QB Sam Darnold still a big question mark for Sunday…Carolina Hurricanes are 9-0…Hornets lose in California…The Party still not over for Braves fans
Happy Birthday: Dick Groat, Loretta Swit, Delbert McClinton, Laura Bush, Kathy Griffin, Ralph Macchio, Sean Combs, Matthew McConaugheySpecial guest this afternoon at 5 on “Around the Legal World in 30 Minutes” brought to you by Harbinson and Brzykcy Attorneys at Law. Washington National Organization Pitcher Zach Brzykcy will talk about his first season in professional baseball
New York through and through https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/nyc-mayoral-candidate-eric-adams-caught-illegally-parking-driving-on-a-sidewalk-and-actually-entering-his-brooklyn-apartment-in-wild-stakeout-by-new-york-magazine-reporters/ar-AAQfnaz
Pinch me, did the Braves really win the World Series ?
Quote of the Day: “Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke”…Will Rogers (Born this day in 1879)