Wednesday, May 20th. Day 141 of 2020
It’s Be a Millionaire Day! Who deserves it more ?
1861: North Carolina secedes from the Union. Not a smart move, not even close
1873: Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis receive a U.S. patent for blue jeans with copper rivets
1932: Amelia Earhart takes off from Newfoundland to begin the world’s first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean by a female pilot, landing in Ireland the next day
1990: The Hubble Space Telescope sent back it’s first photographs from space
1993: The final episode of “Cheers” airs on NBC
In the News: Catawba County reports 3rd COVID-19 death…County Commissioners set to approve budget on June 1st… Taylorsville woman arrested on multiple charges…Alexander County man charged with theft of fire pit…Stony Point already in jail now facing more charges…Iredell County Sheriff’s Office charges man with child exploitation offenses
Weather: More Rain, it’s pretty soggy already after Tuesday
Sports: NASCAR fighting the rain at Darlington, Xfinity race washed out, Cup race is set for tonight…NHL trying to put together plan to return to the ice
Happy Birthday: Bud Grant, Cher, Tony Stewart, Busta Rhymes
Please don’t call 911 if your electricity goes out, call your power provider
Will the Gov announce today we’re headed to Phase II ? Does that mean I can get a haircut ?
Baseball is mulling a plan to return. Some guidelines have been proposed such as no spitting. How will that work in Baseball ? There’s no spitting in Baseball ? What if the manager wants to get in the umpire’s face and have a heated argument ? Will they be required to put on their mask before things get heated ?
Quote of the Day: “Don’t go on American Idol, I think you’ll spend the rest of your life living it down”…Joe Cocker (Born this day in 1944)