The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 14

  • 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

    pittance PIT-ns (noun) a small amount or share; a small allowance or sum, as of money for living expenses; a scanty income or remuneration. www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    My Boat


    A website from Greenpeace International, My Boat works to support sustainable fishermen. Learn more about low-impact fishing and how many boats have been sent to sea.

    Number to Know

    8: Edward C. King, a member of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, co-wrote “Sweet Home Alabama,” a tune that peaked at No. 8 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in 1974.

    This Day in History

    Sept. 14, 1984: Joe Kittinger becomes the first person to fly a gas balloon alone across the Atlantic Ocean.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Guitarist Edward C. King (64)

    Daily Quote

    “When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.” - John Ruskin

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