Tuesday, November 30. Day 334 of 2021. 25 Shopping Days until Christmas !
It’s Computer Security Day !
Happy Stay Home Because You’re Well Day ! Good idea, that’s when I prefer to stay at home
1782: The United States and Britain signed preliminary peace articles in Paris, ending the Revolutionary War
1906: George Parker Bidder of England released a glass bottle with a message into the North Sea. The bottle spent 108 years and 38 days at sea before it was found on the shores of Germany in 2015
1954: In Sylacauga, Alabama, a meteorite crashes through a roof and hits a woman. It’s the only documented case in the Western Hemisphere of a human being hit by a rock from space https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylacauga_(meteorite)
1982: – Michael Jackson’s sixth solo studio album, Thriller, is released worldwide, ultimately it becomes the best-selling record album in history
1999: Exxon and Mobil sign a US$73.7 billion agreement to merge, thus creating ExxonMobil, the world’s largest company
2004: Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings loses after winning 74 straight matches
2018: Former President George H.W. Bush dies at the age of 94
In the News: Water main break cancels on-campus instruction today at Alexander Central High…Statewide Burn Ban Issued…Candidate filing begins December 6th…Alexander County teen arrested this morning…Taylorsville Police charge Granite Falls man with larceny…Alexander Sheriff’s Deputies charge man with assault on female and cyberstalking…Hickory man charged with murder of LRU football player appears in court on Monday
Weather: Sunshine, warming to 60 after chilly start
Sports: Cougar Basketball hosts Davie County this evening…Duke climbs to #1 in Hoop Poll…Hornets fall in Windy City…From South Bend to Baton Rouge for Brian Kelly…Panthers injury news keeps getting worse, is it time to tank?…Free agent frenzy in baseball
Happy Birthday: Mandy Patinkin, Billy Idol, Colin Mochrie, Bo Jackson, Ben Stiller, Sandra Oh, Clay Aiken, Kaley Cuoco, Chrissy Teigen
Quote of the Day: “You can always count on Americans to do the right thing – after they’ve tried everything else”…Winston Churchill (Born this day in 1874)