The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: July 19

  • 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

    vilify VIL-uh-fahy (verb) to speak ill of; defame; slander; to make vile. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



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    Number to Know

    106,010: On this date in 1963, Joe Walker flew a North American X-15 to a record altitude of 106,010 meters on X-15 Flight 90. Exceeding an altitude of 100 km, this flight qualifies as a human spaceflight under international convention.

    This Day in History

    July 19, 1903: Maurice Garin wins the first Tour de France.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Comedian Lisa Lampanelli (52)

    Daily Quote

    “The good man is the friend of all living things.” - Mahatma Gandhi

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