The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: March 8


    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
    Earwig EER-wig (verb) To annoy or attempt to influence by private talk - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    International Women's Day
    Today is International Women's Day, and this year is the centenary of the observance (see below). Head to this official website to learn more about the day, how you can get involved and more.
    Number to Know
    $36,931: The median annual earnings of women 15 or older who worked year-round, full time, in 2010, unchanged from 2009, according to Census.gov.
    This Day in History
    March 8, 1911: International Women's Day is launched in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Clara Zetkin, leader of the Women's Office for the Social Democratic Party in Germany.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Aidan Quinn (54)
    Daily Quote
    “For each petal on the shamrock
    This brings a wish your way -
    Good health, good luck, and happiness
    For today and every day.” - Author unknown

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