Tuesday, October 6th. Day 280 of 2020
It’s P.A. Day. No, not the abbreviation for Pennsylvania. It’s Physician Assistant Day !
Happy Mad Hatter Day ! Put on a funny lid
1880: The Cincinnati Reds were temporarily kicked out of the National League for selling beer at their games. Good Grief, you gotta have a cold one at the game !
1927: The first prominent “talkie” movie “The Jazz Singer” starring Al Jolson opened in New York City
1973: Egypt and Syria attacked Israel in what would be called the Yom Kippur War
1981: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat was assassinated by Arab extremists
2010: Instagram, a mainstream photo-sharing application goes online
In the News: Alexander County COVID-19 update…Taylorsville Town Board meets today…Man captured after escaping Catawba County prison…Wilkes man facing weapons charge in Alexander County…Taylorsville Police arrest man for series of crimes…Hickory man jailed by Alexander Sheriff’s Office
Weather: Plenty of Sunshine, we’ll top out around 75
Sports: Yanks and Astros get wins in Baseball playoffs…Braves get into the act today…Chiefs and Packers win in Monday night doubleheader…Panthers have shown they’re not tanking…Houston fires coach
Happy Birthday: Britt Ekland, Kevin Cronin, Tony Dungy, Elisabeth Shue, Rebecca Lobo
The World Health Organization says 1 out of every 10 of us might have COVID-19 https://apnews.com/article/virus-outbreak-archive-united-nations-54a3a5869c9ae4ee623497691e796083
Look at the sky tonight, Mars will be visable https://blog.css-engineering.com/en/mars-will-be-visible-tonight-and-heres-how-to-see-it/
Quote of the Day: “We build too many walls and not enough bridges’… Isaac Newton