The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: June 15

  • 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
    Saguaro suh-WAHR-uh (noun) A tall columnar usually sparsely-branched cactus of dry areas of the southwestern United States and Mexico that bears white flowers and a scaly reddish edible fruit and that may attain a height of up to 50 feet - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    This online magazine features stories of overcoming fear. Entrepreneurs, business leaders, artists, scientists and survivors of extreme experiences share how they confronted fear and came out victorious. There’s a lot to gain from the inspirational stories.
    Number to Know
    1924: Year on this date when the Congress approved legislation that recognized the citizenship of Native Americans. June 15 now is celebrated as Native American Citizenship Day.
    This Day in History
    June 15, 1916: President Woodrow Wilson signs a bill incorporating the Boy Scouts of America, making them the only American youth organization with a federal charter.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Neil Patrick Harris (40)
    Daily Quote
    “All men were made by the Great Spirit Chief. They are all brothers.” - Chief Joseph
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