Morning Express – Friday, December 22

Well, here we go into the long Christmas holiday and if you’re liking the weather so far, this weekend is looking even better! Just some low clouds for today at 2c then we jump well above seasonal on Saturday and stay that way for about 5 or 6 days. We might see some rain / drizzle or wet flurries on Christmas Day but no accumulation of snow expected until the first week of January!

1885 Samurai Itō Hirobumi, becomes the first Prime Minister of Japan

1932 “The Mummy” directed by Karl Freund and starring Boris Karloff is released in the US – 1st Mummy horror film

2010 Repeal of the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy”, a 17-year-old policy banning homosexuals serving openly in the US military, signed into law by President Barack Obama

The smallest bone in your body is in your ear. Known as the stapes bone, this tiny bone is, on average, 0.09 × 0.11 inches (3 × 2.5 mm) in size.

Tennis players can be fined up to $20,000 for swearing while playing at Wimbledon.

Only 5% of the ocean has been explored.

Enjoy Your Christmas Holiday! Merry Christmas to All!

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