The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 1

  • 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

    jilt jilt (verb) to reject or cast aside (a lover or sweetheart), especially abruptly or unfeelingly. (noun) a woman who jilts a lover.www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



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    Number to Know

    100: On this date in 1920, The Fountain of Time opens as a tribute to the 100 years of peace between the United States and Great Britain following the Treaty of Ghent.

    This Day in History

    Sept. 1, 1974: The SR-71 Blackbird sets (and holds) the record for flying from New York to London in the time of 1 hour, 54 minutes and 56.4 seconds at a speed of 1,435.587 mph.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Martial artist Billy Blanks (58)

    Daily Quote

    “My dear friend, clear your mind of can't.” - Samuel Johnson

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