Tuesday, September 14th. Day 257 of 2021
It’s Cream Filled Donut Day !
1814: The poem Defence of Fort McHenry is written by Francis Scott Key. The poem is later used as the lyrics of The Star-Spangled Banner
1901: President William McKinley dies after being mortally wounded on September 6 by anarchist Leon Czolgosz and is succeeded by Vice President Theodore Roosevelt
1959: The Soviet probe Luna 2 crashes onto the Moon
1972: The Waltons premiered on CBS
1984: Joe Kittinger becomes the first person to fly a gas balloon alone across the Atlantic Ocean.
1994: The Major League Baseball season was canceled because of a strike
2001: The FBI releases the names of 19 suspected hijackers that has taken part in the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States
In the News: Two additional COVID-19 deaths in Alexander County…Hiddenite Celebration is cancelled due to COVID-19…County School Board meets this evening…Stony Point man arrested after wild chase made court appearance on Monday but he remains in jail…Valdese man arrested in Alexander County on stolen vehicle charge…Hickory man nabbed in Alexander County
Weather: Sunny and Warm. High in upper 80’s
Sports: AC Volleyball and Women’s Tennis get wins on Monday…Cougar Men’s Soccer suffer loss…Cougar Football battling COVID and injuries…Vegas win it overtime…Giants clinch at least a Wild Card Spot…Dodgers win again too…Vlad Jr goes long and takes the Major League league in homers…
Happpy Birthday: Walter Koenig, Larry Brown, Joey Heatherton, Jon “Bowser” Bauman, Sam Neill, Faith Ford
America’s oldest WWII vet is 112 ! https://apnews.com/article/oldest-world-war-ii-veteran-lawrence-brooks-c52e4957963103a906ffcae5519d70b3
Get Your Shot !
Quote of the Day: “Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies”…Jane Austen