The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: March 30

  • 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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  • morning minutes: march 30

    word of the day

    pugnacious puhg-nay-shuhs (adjective) inclined to quarrel or fight readily; combative - diciotnary.com

    website of the day

    alaska guide


    planning to visit alaska? national geographic's guide shows the best spots to visit. even if you don't have a big trip planned, see pictures of alaskan attractions like denali national park.

    number to know

    $7 million: amount secretary of state william h. seward paid russia for alaska on this date in 1867.

    this day in history

    march 30, 1981: john hinckley, jr. tries to assassinate president ronald reagan in a deranged attempt to capture the attention of actress jodie foster.

    today's featured birthday

    guitarist eric clapton (68)

    daily quote

    "each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born." - anais nin

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