Phil Knight needs to fire the SOB who made these abominations.
Morning, LSB lads! Hope you had a fun filled evening with no baseball. I know I didn't, although there was a Die Hard Marathon on last night. I did have my phone interview with Cowboys and will have a face to face interview next week. Fingers crossed. On to the news of the day.....
After the Jump.
On April 10, 1847, Joseph Pulitzer, influential 19th-century American newspaper editor and publisher, was born. Following his death on Oct. 29, 1911, his obituary appeared in The Times.
|1866||The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was incorporated.|
|1925||"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald was published.|
|1932||Adolf Hitler came in second in voting for German president to the incumbent, Paul von Hindenburg.|
|1947||Brooklyn Dodgers president Branch Rickey announced he had purchased the contract of Jackie Robinson from the Montreal Royals, paving the way for Robinson to become the first black to play in the major leagues.|
|1981||Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands won election to the British Parliament.|
|1992||Financier Charles Keating Jr. was sentenced in Los Angeles to nine years in prison for swindling investors when his Lincoln Savings and Loan collapsed. (The convictions were later overturned).|
|1998||Negotiators in Northern Ireland reached a landmark settlement that called for Protestants and Catholics to share power.|
|2001||The Netherlands legalized mercy killings and assisted suicide for patients with unbearable, terminal illness.|
|2007||A woman wearing an explosives vest strapped underneath her black robe blew herself up in the midst of 200 police recruits in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, killing 16.|
Polish President Lech Kaczynski was killed in a plane crash in western Russia that also claimed the lives of his wife and top Polish political, military and church officials.