It’s No Smoking Day ! That goes without saying
Today is Take Pride in your Middle Name Day ! Mine is Calvin, what’s yours ?
1302: According to William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet were married this day
1865: American forces under General William T Sherman occupied Fayeteville, NC. Sherman was smart, he gave it back. I mean really, have you ever been to Fayeteville ?
1927: Samuel Roxy Rothafel opens the Roxy Theatre in New York https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roxy_Theatre_(New_York_City)
1945: The Empire of Vietnam is established
1993: Janet Reno was unanimously confirmed by the Senate to become the first female attorney general
2002: Two columns of light were pointed skyward from ground zero in New York as a temporary memorial to the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001
2020: The World Health Organization (WHO) declares COVID-19 virus a pandemic
In the News: Fatal crash in Caldwell County…Man and woman jailed after Alexander County chase…Taylorsville woman facing felony drug charges…Wilkes woman gets clemency from governor after serving 30 years in prison…
Weather: Some Sunshine today, enjoy it. Weekend looks cold and windy
Sports: Cougar Softball and Baseball in action today…Baseball is back, MLB and Players agree to deal…ACC Tournament down to 4 teams…Canes do what they do, WIN…Players Championship underway…NASCAR in Phoenix
Happy Birthday: Rupert Murdoch, Sam Donaldson, Bobby McFerrin, Susan Richardson, Terrence Howard, Greg Olsen, Anthony Davis
Inflation, it’s insane ! https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/us-recession-inflation-40-year-high
I’m going to bid on the Tin Man’s Oil Can from “The Wizard of Oz” https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2022/03/10/Wizard-of-Oz-oil-can-auction/3921646948615/
Maybe a Mix of Snow and Rain early Saturday. I you must, make a Milk and Bread Run !
Quote of the Day: “If two wrongs don’t make a right, try three”…Laurence J. Peter