The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Aug. 29

  • 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

    cummerbund KUHM-er-buhnd (noun) a wide sash worn at the waist, especially a horizontally pleated one worn with a tuxedo. www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    What Should I Read Next?


    What Should I Read Next? is a useful recommendation engine that suggests new books based on what you’re already reading.

    Number to Know

    1,836: On this date in 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastates much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, killing more than 1,836 and causing more than $80 billion in damages.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 29, 1966: The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actress/singer Lea Michele (27)

    Daily Quote

    "Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love.” - Gilbert Parker

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