* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * N O V E MB E R 22md * * * * * D A Y 326 of 2017 * * * **
1718: Off the coast of North Carolina, British pirate Edward Teach (best known as “Blackbeard”) is killed in battle with a boarding party led by Royal Navy Lieutenant Robert Maynard.
The Marconi Wireless Company was incorporated in 1899
1963: President John F. Kennedy is assassinated and Texas Governor John Connally is seriously wounded by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas. The only mystery was he the only gunman ?
The Beatles release The Beatles (known popularly as The White Album) in 1968
CBS’s 60 Minutes airs a tape of Jack Kevorkian giving lethal drugs to a terminally ill patient at their request in 1998. Kevorkian would be sentenced to prison for second-degree murder
In the News: Sheriffs Office investigating possible Ku Klux Klan activity in County…County Offices and Taylorsville town Hall closed both Thursday and Friday…Search for shooting suspect in Cleveland County…
Sunshine and Warmer
Cougar Women Get Win…AC Men fall at Ashe County…Football Feast over Holiday Weekend on County Government Channel…Bama and Miami top College Football Rankings…Panthers can’t stub toe Sunday…Braves slammed for violations
Happy Birthday: Billie Jean King, Steven Van Zandt, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mariel Hemingway, Boris Becker, Scarlett Johansson
Is the Pumpkin Pie ready yet ?
David Cassidy (Keith Partridge) passes. I can’t say that I ever spent much time watching the Partidge Family but Susan Dey was hot in her day
It was 54 years ago today when JFK was shot and killed in Dallas. Thousands of documents were released earlier this year but many still remain sealed. I don’t think Oswald acted alone and the Government just keeps the conspiracy talk going by not revealing everything they know.
Quote of the Day: “You’re not famous until my mother has heard of you”…Jay Leno