* * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * J A N U A R Y 8th * * * * D A Y 8 of 2019 * * * *
Happy Bubble Bath Day !
1790: George Washington delivers the first State of the Union address in New York City
1828: The Democratic Party of the United States is formed
1889: The tabulating machine was patented by Dr. Herman Hollerith. His firm, Tabulating Machine Company, later became International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
1963: Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is exhibited in the United States for the first time, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C
2002: President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act
2016: Joaquín Guzmán, “El Chapo”, widely regarded as the world’s most powerful drug trafficker, is recaptured following his escape from a maximum security prison in Mexico
In the News: Unemployment inches up slightly in latest data… Town Board Meets Today…Taylorsville man arrested again…Taylorsville woman facing drug charges…Statesville woman arrested after stabbing…Three charged with Hickory armed robbery…
Weather: Enjoy some Sunshine mixed with Clouds, High in low to mid 60’s…Colder Weather Coming !
Sports: Cougar Hoops at McDowell…AC Wrestling at home this evening… Clemson leaves no doubt against Alabama, Tigers win 2nd title in three years…UNC at NC State tonight, Duke at Wake…MadBum trade rumors flying again
Happy Birthday: Charles Osgood, Robby Krieger, Betsy DeVos, R. Kelly, Kim Jong-un
Remembering Robarchek ! In the spirit of the National Championship game last night, Klempson ! Doug Robarchek was a CHARLOTTE OBSERVER columnist who loved to pun the fans at Clemson and always spelled it Klempson. I’ll say this, Dabo has raised the bar for ACC Football. The rest of the league has a lot of work to do because it looks like the Tiger Train is not about to slow down
Just wondering. Where do all the minds go when we decide that so-and-so has lost their mind ?
Quote of the Day: “I buy expensive suits, they just look cheap on me”…Warren Buffett