Wednesday, May 6th. Day 127 of 2020
Happy Golf Day ! Happy and golf go together but I haven’t touched a club in nearly a year. Gotta get back on the course but where’s the time ?
1877: Chief Crazy Horse surrenders to United States troops in Nebraska
1889: The Eiffel Tower is officially opened to the public in Paris
1915: Babe Ruth, then a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, hits his first major league home run
1937: The German zeppelin Hindenburg catches fire and is destroyed while attempting to dock at Lakehurst, New Jersey. Thirty-six people are killed
1954: Roger Bannister becomes the first person to run the mile in under four minutes
1994: The Channel Tunnel officially opened. The tunnel under the English Channel links England and France
In the News: Burke County records 10th COVID-19 death…Alexander County confirms 6th case of Corona Virus…New bridge open on Herman Road but Liledoun project still a mystery, a bad one…Man jailed for Probation Violations in Alexander County…Major drug arrest in Iredell County
Weather: Some Sunshine but not as warm. High in mid 60’s
Sports: It’s sad, just sad, for a sports fan…ESPN is showing Korean Baseball…Clemson gets North Carolina’s top player…On this day in 1997, the Hartford Whalers became the Carolna HurricanesHappy Birthday: Willie Mays, Bob Seger, Tom Bergeron, Julianne Phillips , George Clooney, Chris Paul
The Governor’s Phase I begins Friday at 5pm. Not a significant change if you need a haircut, or a massage, or a nice sit down meal at a restaurant. Not much progress when you look at it
According to the state auditor’s office, the North Carolina Department of Transportation overspent $742 million in poor budgeting last year. Hello, Liledoun Road Closure !!!
A five-year old stopped while driving in Utah ! Read this https://news.yahoo.com/5-old-boy-caught-driving-122301714.html
Quote of the Day: “If youth knew; if age could”…. Sigmund Freud (Born this day in 1856)