Wednesday, September 15th. Day 258 of 2021
Happy Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day ! So simple, even I can make one. Delish !
1776: British forces occupied New York City during the American Revolution
1883: The University of Texas at Austin opened
1916: During the Battle of the Somme, in France, tanks were first used in warfare when the British rolled them onto the battlefields
1928: Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic penicillin
1982: The first issue of “USA Today” was published
2008: Lehman Brothers files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history
In the News: One killed in crash on Tuesday south of Taylorsville…Another 18 cases of COVID-19 counted on Tuesday in Alexander County…School Board extends mask mandate…Taylorsville Apple Festival is cancelled…Hickory man charge with assault…Iredell Deputies charge man with breaking into church
Weather: Some Sunshine mixed with clouds, High around 85
Sports: The Taylorsville Savings Bank-B86 Cougar of the week is Andrew Bumgarner…Panthers have problems in the kicking game…Dodgers clinch playoff spot…Braves lose but so do the Phillies…Logjam for Al Wild Card spots
Happy Birthday: Gaylord Perry, Tommy Lee Jones, Oliver Stone, Pete Carroll, Dan Marino, Prince Harry, Heidi Montag
Jeff Bridges says between Cancer and COVID, COVID was worse https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/jeff-bridges-says-he-battled-covid-19-during-cancer/ar-AAOqOCx
Mexico is giving away the house owned by “El Chapo” https://apnews.com/article/mexico-aae8b1a496317dbad2f9214bea36548d
Get your shot !
Quote of the Day: “I married an archaeologist because the older I grow, the more he appreciates me”…Agatha Christie (Born this day in 1890)