Saturday, December 6, 2014

It's Saturday












It's Saturday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is December 6th, the 339th day of 2014. There are 26 days left in the year.

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Perry leaves Ducks game vs. Wild with injury.

NHL, Capitals unveil refurbished street hockey rink.

Visit the official league website, http://www.nhl.com.

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On this date in 1492, Columbus discovered Hispaniola (now Haiti) and the Dominican Republic.

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Tampa, FL. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have been one of the best home teams in hockey, and the Columbus Blue Jackets could present a favorable opportunity for the Atlantic Division leaders to continue with that trend.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1774, Austria became the first nation to introduce a state education system.

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Riders GM Taman: 'We need to build up our depth.'

Off-season is all about change for Buono, Lions.

Please visit the league's official website, http://www.cfl.ca.

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The U.S. Congress moved from New York to Philadelphia on this date in 1790.

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Tampa, FL. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have parted ways with Jeff Tedford.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1865, the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified. The amendment abolished slavery in the U.S.

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Topeka, KS. --The Oregon State volleyball team (20-12) made their first appearance in the NCAA tournament since 2001 Friday afternoon, taking on the Big East Champion Creighton Bluejays (25-9). The Beavers took the first two sets and after dropping the third set took down the Bluejays for the first NCAA tournament victory in Oregon State volleyball history.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1877, Thomas Edison demonstrated the first gramophone, with a recording of himself reciting Mary Had a Little Lamb.

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Let's go this way Daddy.

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as the school Holiday Festival, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History:

1968 - 
Elvis Presley received one of 66,000 letters that U.S. President Nixon sent out to potential administrative office holders. 

1991 - The Elvis Presley album "Memories At Christmas" was certified gold by the RIAA. 

2005 - The 1962 Elvis Presley movie "Kid Galahad" was released on DVD.

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The construction of the Washington Monument was completed by Army engineers on this date in 1884. The project took 34 years.

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Today in Beatles History:

1963 - 
The Beatles' first Christmas record was delivered to their fan club. 

1966 - The first session for the album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" occurred at Abbey Road. The Beatles performed two takes of "When I'm 64." 

1967 - The Beatles opened the Apple Boutique in London. 

1980 - John Lennon mixed "Walking on Thin Ice." Mark David Chapman arrived in New York City a day after leaving Honolulu. 

1986 - Ringo Starr became the first Beatle to get into advertising when he became a spokesman for a wine cooler company.

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On this date in 1947, Everglades National Park in Florida was dedicated by U.S. President Truman.

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Today in Sports History:

1960 - 
Gene Autry and Bob Reynolds were granted the Los Angeles Angels baseball franchise by the American League. 

1988 - The Milwaukee Bucks won their 1,000th NBA game. 

1990 - The National Hockey League granted a membership to the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Ottawa Senators.

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On this date in 1957, America's first attempt at putting a satellite into orbit failed when the satellite blew up on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, FL.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

USPHL Empire Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 3:00pm EST

USPHL Elite Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 6:00pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Columbus Blue Jackets 7:00pm EST

Sunday --

USPHL Empire Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 9:00am EST

USPHL Elite Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 12:00pm EST

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Detroit Lions 1:00pm EST

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Fairbanks Ice Dogs 8:05pm EST

Monday --

Nothin' Doin'

Tuesday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals 7:30pm EST

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Carolina Hurricanes 7:30pm EST

Friday --

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild at Topeka Roadrunners 8:05pm EST

Saturday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals 7:00pm EST

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild at Topeka Roadrunners 8:05pm EST

Sunday --

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Carolina Panthers 1:00pm EST

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild at Topeka Roadrunners 7:05pm EST

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That's all for today. Thanks for stopping by, see you tomorrow.

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