The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: June 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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  • Word of the Day
    Iota eye-OH-tuh (noun) The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet; an infinitesimal amount, jot - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Corvette Fever
    On this day in 1953, the first Chevrolet Corvette rolled off the assembly line in Flint, Mich. This online magazine has features on vintage cars, how-to tips on restoring or fixing your ‘Vette, an online community and much more.
    Number to Know
    $3.2 million: In 2010, the dollar value of U.S. imports of American flags. The vast majority of this amount ($2.8 million) was for U.S. flags made in China. – Census.gov
    This Day in History
    June 30, 1864: President Abraham Lincoln grants Yosemite Valley to California for "public use, resort and recreation."
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Swimmer Michael Phelps (28)
    Daily Quote
    “Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.” - Louis D. Brandeis
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