Tuesday, December 3rd. Day 337 of 2019. 22 Shopping Days Until Christmas
1910: Modern neon lighting is first demonstrated by Georges Claude at the Paris Motor Show
1931: Alka Seltzer is marketed for the first time. Plop-plop-fizz-fizz !
1967: In South Africa, a transplant team headed by Christian Barnard carries out the first heart transplant . The patient lived 18 days
1994: The Sony PlayStation was marketed
1997: Representatives from 121 countries sign the Ottawa Treaty prohibiting manufacture and deployment of anti-personnel landmines. The United States, People’s Republic of China, and Russia do not sign
In the News: Candidates begin to file in Alexander County…Man killed while riding bicycle Iredell County…Taylorsville Police charge man with stolen vehicle…Stony Point man jailed for probation violation..Hickory Police Officer suffers broken leg in tussle with suspect…Restaurant robbed in Conover
Weather: Sunny today with a High near 50. The Wind backs off
Sports: Cougars Wallop the Wolves…AC Wrestling team hosts match this evening…ACC-Big 10 Challege tops off…Louisville is new #1 in College Hoops…Hornets play, Hornets lose…Seattle wins in Monday Night Football…Coach Ron knows he’s on the hot seat
Happy Birthday: Bobby Allison, Ozzy Osbourne, Mickey Thomas, Rick Mears, Daryl Hannah, Julianne Moore, Katarina Witt, Anna Chlumsky
A Spud Shortage ? Potato growers in the West and Northwest had a rough harvest so look for a hike in the price of potatoes. Can I still get Fries with that ?
Twitter (I don’t use it ) has given some Re-Think to dropping inactive accounts even accounts of those who have died
Did you order anything on Cyber Monday ?
What happened to the Dog and Pony Show in Washington ?
Quote of the Day: “A prudent person profits from personal experience, a wise one from the experience of others”…Joseph Collins