Tuesday, September 26th. Day 269 of 2023
Happy Chimichanga Day ! It’s fun to say Chimichanga
It’s Johnny Appleseed Day. Do kids today know who he was ?
1789: Thomas Jefferson was appointed America’s first Secretary of State
1914: The Federal Trade Commission was established in the United States
1933: Machine Gun Kelly surrenders to the FBI, he shouts out, “Don’t shoot, G-Men!”, which becomes a nickname for FBI agents
1950: U.N. troops recaptured the South Korean capital of Seoul from the North Koreans during the Korean Conflict
1967: “Gilligan’s Island” premiered on CBS
1969: Abbey Road, the last recorded album by the Beatles, is released
2020: President Trump nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg
In the News: No foul-play suspected after man found dead in Taylorsville on Sunday…Taylorsville Couple charged with child abuse…Alexander County woman arrested on assault charge…Conover man headed to prison…Man just released from prison charged with assaulting two adults and a child with a knife in Catawba County
Weather: Clouds for the most part. Cooler with a high of 73
Sports: Cougar Soccer wins 2-ot thriller over Watauga…Coach Carter says Ashe County is really good…Bengals and Eagles win Monday night…Astros help their playoff odds…NC State to placed statue of David Thompson outside Reynolds Coliseum
Happy Birthday: Kent McCord, Bryan Ferry, Linda Hamilton, Melissa Sue Anderson, Dave Martinez, Jillian Barberie, Jim Caviezel, Serena Williams
David McCallum passes at 90 https://apnews.com/article/david-mccallum-uncle-dies-ffd87131857c4206b645d3be3254e991Word of the Day: Hamate Bone [ hey-meyt-bon) The hamate is an irregularly shaped carpal bone found within the hand.
Quote of the Day: “I sell escapism”….Jimmy Buffett