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Fun Fact: On average, bats eat 3,000 mosquitoes a night!
On this day
In 1972, Gordie Howe is inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
In 1989, Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life because of gambling.
In 1995, Windows introduces Windows 95.
In 2008, the Summer Olympics becomes the most-watched event ever on television (nearly five billion people tuned in).
In 2011, Steve Jobs resigns as the CEO of Apple.
Today is International Strange Music Day, National Peach Pie Day, National Knife Day, National Waffle Day, and Kobe Bryant Day.
Weather forecast from Environment Canada
In Salmon Arm
In case you missed it
Kelowna hospital campaign raises $1.7 million for mental health support. Learn more here.
Bear spray used in daytime jewelry store robbery in Penticton. Learn more here.
Abbotsford man arrested after fleeing Vernon police. Learn more here.
How does this machine do this?!
This bad tomato rejecting machine. pic.twitter.com/zlZmwPVrQs
— How Things Are Manufactured (@fastworkers6) August 18, 2022
If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with comedian Dave Chappelle (49), actor Rupert Grint (34), actor Chad Michael Murray (41), and actor David Koechner (60).
Have a wonderful Wednesday everyone!