Wednesday, October 13th. Day 286 of 2021. 79 Day remain in year
It’s Emergency Room Nurses Day
Happy No Bra Day ! Set them Free !
1792: The cornerstone of the Executive Mansion was laid in Washington, DC. The building became known as the White House in 1818
1903: The Boston Red Sox win the first modern World Series, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates
1944: American troops entered Aachen, Germany, during World War II.
1960: The World Series ended on a home run for the first time. Bill Mazeroski’s homerun allowed the Pirates beat the Yankees in game 7
1983: Ameritech launches the first US cellular network in Chicago
1998: The National Basketball Association canceled regular season games, due to work stoppage, for first time in its 51-year history
In the News: County Commissioners get update on broadband expansion…Area COVID-19 cases starting to fade?…Maiden man facing child-sex charges in Alexander County…Taylorsville man jailed for breaking and entering…Alexander County Deputies charge man for drug offenses
Weather: Tons of Sun, High in low 80’s
Sports: West wins Apple Bowl for 5th straight season…Stubbs named Taylorsville Savings Bank-B86 Cougar of the Week…App plays dead…Freddie walks it off for the Braves…Astros eliminate the White Sox…Dodgers force a game 7…NHL opens season
Happy Birthday: Bruce Morrow, Shirley Caesar, Paul Simon,Jerry Jones, Sammy Hagar, Marie Osmond, Doc Rivers, Jerry Rice, Kate Walsh, Nancy Kerrigan, Sacha Baron Cohen
Quote of the Day: “The only truly anonymous donor is the guy who knocks up your daughter”…Lenny Bruce
(Born this day in 1925)