The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: July 31

  • 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

    gobbet GOB-it (noun) a lump or mass; a fragment or piece, especially of raw flesh. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



    Check stays on top of users’ financial accounts, paying bills on time and keeping investments and other personal information under tight security. Real-time alerts are sent if there’s any unusual charges or large purchases on an account.

    Number to Know

    22: In August 2012, Michael Phelps broke the 1964 record for the greatest number of medals won at the Olympics. The American swimmer has won 22.

    This Day in History

    July 31, 1790: The first U.S. patent is issued to inventor Samuel Hopkins for a potash process.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    “Modern Family” star Rico Rodriguez (15)

    Daily Quote

    “The best way out is always through.” - Robert Frost

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