The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 22

  • 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

    gingham GING-uhm (noun) yarn-dyed, plain-weave cotton fabric, usually striped or checked. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    RCZ Test Driver


    Probably the coolest way ever to virtually test drive a car. Even if you can’t afford it.

    Number to Know

    80 million: Since winning the Newcomers section of the Sanremo Music Festival in 1994, Andrea Bocelli has recorded 14 solo studio albums, of both pop and classical music, three greatest hits albums and nine complete operas, selling more than 80 million records worldwide. Bocelli is the biggest-selling artist in the history of classical music.

    This Day in History

    Sept. 22, 1888: The first issue of National Geographic Magazine is published.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli (55)

    Daily Quote

    “Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.” - Francis Bacon

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