The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: June 27

  • 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
    Credulous KREJ-uh-lus (adjective) Ready to believe especially on slight or uncertain evidence; proceeding from credulity - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Big Cartoon DataBase
    Browse your favorite cartoon classics and animated films. This searchable resource compiles information about cartoons, including production details such as voice actors, producers and directors, as well as plot summaries and user reviews of cartoons.
    Number to Know
    2.5 million: In July 1776, the estimated number of people living in the newly independent nation. – Census.gov
    This Day in History
    June 27, 1844: Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his brother Hyrum Smith, are murdered by a mob at the Carthage, Ill., jail.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Tobey Maguire (38)
    Daily Quote
    “Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.” - Thomas Paine
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