It’s Beer Day ! The day celebrates the repeal of Prohibition on this day in 1933.
1902: Texas Oil Company, now Texaco forms
1943: The NFL adopts a free substitution rule and helmets are made mandatory
1948: The World Health Organization is formed by the United Nations
1963: 23-year old Jack Nicklaus wins the first of his record 6 Masters Championships
1968: Riots rage in over 100 US cities following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
2003: U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein’s regime falls two days later
2021: At auction, $3.25 million is paid for the comic book that introduced Superman for the first time
In the News: Lee Sharpe honored by County Commissioners…Board moving forward with sewer pump station project and new water tank for Bethlehem…Hiddenite woman jailed on Iredell County drug charges…Hickory woman gets prison time for drug trafficking…Hiddenite man back in jail
Weather: Clouds, maybe a shower early but we clear
Sports: Perfect season ends for Alexander Central Softball…Major League Baseball opens season today…Masters tees off in August with Tiger in the field…Panther’s Sam Darnold talks about his team’s efforts to find a another QB
Happy Birthday: Daniel Ellsberg, Jerry Brown, Francis Ford Coppola, John Oates, Janis Ian, Jackie Chan, Tony Dorsett, Buster Douglas, Thurl Bailey, Russell Crowe, Suzann Pettersen
Grandparents getting the cold shoulder https://www.studyfinds.org/family-tree-name-grandparents/
Some of Betty White’s belongings will go to auction https://nypost.com/2022/04/07/betty-whites-personal-belongings-going-to-auction/
Turn on the Radio or listen online this afternoon at 5 for Around the Legal World in 30 Minutes brought to you by Harbinson & Brzykcy Attorneys at Law. New paralegal Jenna Brzykcy will talk about her duties
Quote of the Day: “I’m always making a comeback but nobody ever tells me where I’ve been”…Billie Holiday (Born this day in 1915)