Good morning Okanagan! Time to get your Wednesday started!
Fun Fact: Bats are the only mammal that can fly.
On this day
In 1877, the first use of a catcher’s mask in a baseball game.
In 1945, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt dies in office.
In 1955, the polio vaccine is tested, announced to be safe and effective and given full approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
In 1980, Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope begins in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
Today is National Licorice Day, National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, International Be Kind to Lawyers Day, and National Big Wind Day.
Weather forecast from Environment Canada
In Salmon Arm
In case you missed it
After nearly losing his life earlier this year, actor Jeremy Renner made his first television appear since the incident on Monday night.
If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actress Saoirse Ronan (29), singer Brandon Urie (36), TV host David Letterman (76), actress Jennifer Morrison (44), actor Ed O’Neil (77), actress Christina Moore (44), actor Andy Garcia (67), model Brooklyn Decker (36), and Canadian TV sportscaster Ron MacLean (63).
Have a great Wednesday everyone!