* * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * D E C E M B E R 26th * * * * D A Y 360 of 2018 * * * *
It’s Candy Cane Day !
The coffee percolator was patented by James H. Mason in 1865
Marie and Pierre Curie discovered radium in 18981919: Babe Ruth of the Boston Red Sox is sold to the New York Yankees. The curse followed
1963: The Beatles’ “I Want to Hold Your Hand” and “I Saw Her Standing There” are released in the United States
The Supreme Soviet meets and formally dissolves the Soviet Union in 1991
2004: Indian Ocean earthquake shakes northern Sumatra . One of the largest observed tsunamis follows, affecting the coastal areas of Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, and Indonesia; death toll is estimated at more than 250,000.
In the News: County Landfill and Convenience sites will be open today for post Christmas…Fire Marshall’s Office investigating fire that destroyed home Monday morning…Woman dead, man charged with murder in Hickory…Woman charged with assault…Maiden man jailed for trafficking meth
Weather: Sunshine Today, Rain coming for Thursday night and Friday
Sports: Cougar Hoops getting ready for Tournament Thursday in Hickory…Duke atop the College Hoop pole…Lebron hurt…Bowl frenzy about to get seriousHappy Birthday: Phil Spector, Carlton Fisk, Ozzie Smith, Jared Leto
When does your Post-Holiday Diet begin ?
Be sure to recycle the wrapping paper and cardboard boxes that Santa brought
Quote of the Day: “No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens”…Abraham Lincoln