Tuesday, December 29th. Day 364 of 2020
1845: The United States annexes the Republic of Texas making it our 28th state
1851: The first YMCA in America opened in Boston
1890: 300 Lakota Indians are killed by the United States 7th Cavalry Regiment at Wounded Knee, South Dakota
1972: An Eastern Air Lines Flight crashes in the Florida Everglades on approach to Miami International Airport, killing 101 of the 176 people on board
1982: Paul “Bear” Bryant coaches and win his last game at Alabama. The Crimson Tide beat Illinois in the Liberty Bowl in Memphis
1997: Hong Kong begins to kill all the city’s 1.25 million chickens to stop the spread of a potentially deadly influenza strain
In the News: Teens facing charges after Alexander County Home Invasion…Taylorsville Police charge woman…Disaster Assistance still available after November flooding…Body found Monday in Hickory..Body found in Wilkes County identified
Weather: Not bad, High in 50’s, Rain on the way
Sports: Lady Cougar Volleyball takes South Caldwell…Dickerson makes first team All-America…Bills pound the Pats…Padres making deals
Happy Birthday: Jon Voight, Marianne Faithfull, Ted Danson, Yvonne Elliman, Patricia Clarkson, Paula Poundstone, Sean Payton, Jude Law, Jessica Andrews
To those who said the NFL season wouldn’t happen. Guess what, you were wrong….again
I’m proud to say I feel even better today !
Have you used one of your gift cards yet ?
Quote of the Day: “Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave”…Mary Tyler Moore (Born this day in 1936)