Morning Express – Thursday, April 18

Photo by April Jokelainen

A few lingering showers today with some cool wind. The cooler temperatures will last for another day or two. In fact, there’s a chance of flurries developing Friday night but we warm back up again on Saturday.

1506 The cornerstone of the current St. Peter’s Basilica is laid in the Vatican by Pope Julius II

1775 Paul Revere and William Dawes ride from Charlestown to Lexington warning “the regulars are coming!”

1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire kills nearly 4,000 while destroying 75% of the city

Who was the first explorer to reach the North Pole?
Answer: Robert Peary

The highest denomination bill ever printed in the United States was $100,000. Who was on the bill?
Answer: President Woodrow Wilson


Have a terrific Thursday!


  • Craig Huckerby

    Craig Huckerby is a seasoned broadcast and media professional with over 43 years in local media. Starting in television, Craig became known as "the weather guy" on local television before pioneering internet media in the Sault. Craig is credited for bringing local television back to the Sault via the internet in 2003 with LTVNEWS.COM and was instrumental in launching and Craig has also won numerous International Film awards for director of the documentary, "Was I Next?, The Sean Cribbin Story"

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