Good morning and happy Monday! Hope you had a great weekend and enjoyed the sunshine. Now it’s time to get your morning, day and week started!
Fun Fact: In the movie ‘Monsters Inc.’, when the monster has the white sock on his back and he’s contaminated, everyone yells “We have a 2319!” W is the 23rd letter of the alphabet. S is the 19th letter of the alphabet. 2319 stands for white sock.
On this day
In 1849, Lord Elgin, the Governor General of Canada signs the Rebellion Losses Bill.
In 1901, New York becomes the first state to make license plates for vehicles a requirement.
In 1954, the first solar battery is announced, made by Bell Labs. Its efficiency was six per cent.
In 1978, the Phillie Phanatic (mascot) makes his first appearance.
In 1993, the New England Patriots select quarterback Drew Bledsoe, out of Washington State, first overall in the NFL draft.
In 2009, the Detriot Lions select quarterback Matthew Stafford, out of Georgia, first overall in the NFL draft.
In 2019, Joe Biden announces his campaign for U.S. president.
According to National Today, today is National Telephone Day, National Zucchini Bread Day, National DNA Day, National Lingerie Day, National Hairstylist Appreciation Day, and National Hug a Plumber Day.
Weather forecast from Environment Canada
In Salmon Arm
In case you missed it
Almost $1 million raised for Kelowna General Hospital. Learn more here.
E-bikes pedal into Vernon. Learn more here.
Keremeos Village office back open to the public after violent attack. Learn more here.
Is this one of the smoothest catches by a fan ever?
Smooth like butter! pic.twitter.com/MT5tlrucEM
— Cut4 (@Cut4) April 21, 2022
If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actor Al Pacino (82), actor Hank Azaria (58), actress Renee Zellweger (53), retired NBA star Tim Duncan (46), NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (60), and sportscaster Joe Buck (53).
It’s a four-cup-of-coffee kind of day. Have a great one!