Tuesday, February 9th. Day 40 of 2020
Happy Pizza Day ! Is there anyone that don’t like Pizza ?
It’s Read In The Bathtub Day. I’m an avid reader but reading is something I’ve never done in the tub
1825: After no candidate received the majority of the electoral votes, the House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams as President
1870: The United States Weather Bureau was authorized by Congress. The bureau is officially known as the National Weather Service
1942: As part of the war effort, Congress placed the nation on Daylight Savings Time for the first time
1964: The Beatles make their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million are tuned to CBS including every screaming teenage female in the nation
1971: Satchel Paige is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
2018: The opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics Games are held in South Korea
In the News: Seven additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Alexander County…Greenway offering free ride to get your vaccination…Catawba Valley Medical Center planning expansion…Reward increased in search for Taylorsville couple wanted for murder…Granite Falls man charged with child-sex offenses…Georgia couple arrested overnight in Catawba County for trafficking in meth
Weather: Today should be a keeper. Morning clouds clear, high near 60 !
Sports: Cougar Hoops at McDowell tonight postponed…Men Soccer falls to St Stephens..High School Football practice began Monday…Heels postpone game Monday night…Ball leads Hornets to win…Canes fall on the road…Major League Baseball will take some juice out of the balls this season
Happy Birthday: Roger Mudd, Carole King, Joe Pesci, Mia Farrow, Judith Light, Phil Ford, Travis Tritt, Dan Shulman, Camille Winbush
A wonderful sight on Monday, Cougar Football players were on the practice field. Those Gold Helmets glowing in the sun was a delight to see
Quote of the Day: “I wasn’t naked, I was completely covered by a blue spotlight”…Gypsy Rose Lee (Born this day in 1914)