The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 23

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day
    Supererogation soo-per-air-uh-GAY-shun (noun) The act of performing more than is required by duty, obligation or need - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Handwriting Personality Quiz
    Today is National Handwriting Day, so why not take a moment to see what your writing says about you? This site asks you to write your signature and analyze it with a few questions, then gives you the results.
    Number to Know
    24: Amendment that was ratified on this date in 1964. The 24th Amendment prohibits poll taxes in national elections.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 23, 1986: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first members: Little Richard, Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, the Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Cheap Trick singer Robin Zander (60)
    Daily Quote
    “The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and to influence their actions.” - John Hancock, who was born on this date in 1737.

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