Happy Chocolate Ice Cream Day ! If you don’t like it, never mind you like it
1776: Richard Lee of Virginia suggests a Declaration of Independence should be submitted before the Continental Congress. Later Thomas Jefferson is commissioned to write the document
1929: The Lateran Treaty is ratified, bringing Vatican City into existence
1942: The Battle of Midway ends in the Pacific. The United States gained a major victory against Japan
1965: The Supreme Court decides on Griswold v. Connecticut, effectively legalizing the use of contraception by married couples
1982: Priscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public; the bathroom where Elvis died five years earlier is kept off-limits.
1993: Groundbreaking for the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland
2014: Alexander Central won the school’s 9th State Softball Championship
In the News: Man found shot to death in Boone…Teen charged in Hickory shooting…Big drug haul in Iredell County…Burke County woman held in Alexander county custody…Morganton man leads officers on three chases before being arrested
Weather: Clouds build, High in the 80’s
Sports: Tar Heels and Pirates earn spots in Super Regionals…Avs headed to Finals…Hornets coaching search down to two…Angels drop 12th straight…Lefty wants some Saudi money
Happy Birthday: Tom Jones, Liam Neeson, Mike Pence, Allen Iverson, Bill Hader, Anna Kournikova, Christian McCaffrey
Maybe no Twitter deal for Elon Musk https://apnews.com/article/elon-musk-twitter-deal-c371e7682d490b637fb6031d1f7e5d87
Joe goes on warning https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/billionaire-oil-refiner-biden-spigots
What are you giving up to buy gas ? Or Food ? Or anything else you need ?
Quote of the Day: “I feel sorry for people who don’t drink. When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day”…Dean Martin (Born this day in 1917)