Tuesday, January 16th
Happy Fig Newton Day !
1909: Ernest Shackleton’s expedition finds the magnetic South Pole
1919: Prohibition is ratified in the Senate. It would begin in 1920
1945: Adolf Hitler moves into his underground bunker where he remained until he took his life
1964: “Hello Dolly!” opened on Broadway
1985: “Playboy” magazine announced its 30-year tradition of stapling centerfold models in the bellybutton and elsewhere would come to an immediate end
1998: Three Federal Judges granted Kenneth Starr authority to probe whether President Clinton or Vernon Jordan urged Monica Lewinsky to lie about her relationship with Clinton
2020: The first Impeachment Trial of President Trump begins in the Senate
In the News: Hickory man makes court appearance today after being arrested Monday and charged with statutory rape…Taylorsville man jailed in Iredell County…Stony Point woman charged with inciting to riot…Fatal crash in Burke County
Weather: Sprinkles early otherwise cloudy and windy this afternoon. Butt-Biting Cold tonight, low around 15
Sports: Cougar Basketball scheduled for tonight at Watauga shifted to Wednesday…UNC up to #4 in AP Hoop Poll…Duke rises to #7…Bills and Bucs win NFL Monday Playoff games…Division Round set for the weekend…Panthers conducting interviews for GM…The guy in the hoodie interviews with Atlanta…Canes fall flat against Los Angeles
Happy Birthday: A. J. Foyt, Ronnie Millsap, Jim Stafford, John Carpenter, Roy Jones Jr., Sade, Kate Moss, Albert Pujols, Joe Flacco
The unhealthiest state in America is…https://ktla.com/news/california/these-are-the-unhealthiest-states-in-u-s/
Word of the Day: aberration [ab-uh-rey-shuhn ] The act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course. Not normal, unexpected or curious. From Latin meaning a diversion.
Quote of the Day: “If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter”… Jack Benny