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  • Morning Minutes: April 28

  • 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: April 28

    Word of the Day

    Kowtow KOU-TOU (verb) To act in an obsequious manner; show servile deference - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Top 10 Jay Leno Moments


    In honor of Jay Leno's birthday, here's Time Magazine's list of the 10 most interesting things to happen on"The Tonight Show" during Leno's tenure as host.

    Number to Know

    1,200: Number of delegates who attended the International Congress of Women on this date in 1915.

    This Day in History

    April 28, 1967: Muhammad Ali refuses induction into the U.S. Army, citing religious reasons. He would later be convicted of draft dodging and banned form boxing for three years. His conviction was overturned by the Supreme Court in 1971.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Comedian/host Jay Leno (63)

    Daily Quote

    "Trust yourself, then you will know how to live." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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