Morning Express – Thursday, February 1

Hard to believe that January is over already and we only have 3cm of snow on the ground. We might melt some of that today and over the weekend. A mix of sun and cloud with a high of 4c (could actually reach 6c) A slight cool down for Friday, but still some sun. The mild temps hang around right into most of next week too! February 2nd is Ground Hog day, will we see an early Spring or are we already?

1587 Queen Elizabeth I of England signs death warrant for her cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots

1893 Thomas Edison completes worlds 1st movie studio at West Orange, New Jersey

2003 Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates during reentry into the Earth’s atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts aboard.

An 11-year-old accidentally invented ice pops – In 1905, young Frank Epperson left water and soda powder outside overnight with a wooden stirrer in the cup. When he discovered the mixture had frozen, the “Epsicle” was born.

Competitive art was once an Olympic sport – From 1912 to 1952, artists could earn medals for painting, music, sculpture, and even architecture.


Enjoy Your Thursday!

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