Good morning and happy Wednesday!
Fun Fact: Every second, one hour of video content is updated to YouTube.
Five million videos are watched on the platform everyday.
On this day
In 1562, kissing in public is banned in Naples. The punishment? Death.
In 1946, Ted Williams is offered and refused to play in the Mexican Baseball League.
In 1959, first known radar contact made with Venus.
In 1959, Barbie makes debut at American Toy Fair in New York.
In 1964, Ford produced the first Mustang.
In 1993, the Pittsburgh Penguins begin a NHL-record 17 game winning streak.
In 1995, Tampa Bay is awarded an MLB franchise.
In 2020, Italy announced country-wide lockdown due to COVID spike.
According to National Today, today is National No Smoking Day, National Get Over It Day, National Meatball Day, National Barbie Day, National Fake Teeth Day, and National Crab Meat Day.
Weather forecast from Environment Canada
In Salmon Arm
In case you missed it
Kelowna Rockets clinch WHL playoff spot. Learn more here.
Okanagan Valley First credit union donates $25k to Ukraine relief efforts. Learn more here.
UPDATE: Gas explosion levels Lakeshore Drive heritage home in Penticton. Learn more here.
Trending/ICYMI today: there’s a lot of Seattle Seahawks fans and yesterday was a tough day for them.
Blockbuster: After weeks of negotiations, in one of the largest trades in NFL history, the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos have agreed to terms for a deal involving Super-Bowl winning QB Russell Wilson, sources tell ESPN.
Trade is pending a physical and Wilson’s approval. pic.twitter.com/oRFDV8Ehyx
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 8, 2022
If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actor Oscar Isaac (43), actress Brittany Snow (36), actor Matthew Gray Gluber (42), rapper Bow Wow (35), rapper YG (31), and NHL defenseman Brent Burns (37).
The days are getting longer, enjoy it! Have a great day!