The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 26

  • 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

    bauble BAW-buhl (noun) a showy, usually cheap, ornament; trinket; gewgaw; a jester's scepter. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Road Stories by Michelin


    Love to drive? From supercars to sportscars, Road Stories by Michelin can provide a full day of reading for enthusiasts.

    Number to Know

    66 million: The first debate for the 1960 presidential election drew more than 66 million viewers out of a population of 179 million, making it one of the most-watched broadcasts in U.S. television history.

    This Day in History

    Sept. 26, 1960: In Chicago, the first televised debate takes place between presidential candidates Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    NASCAR driver Joe Nemechek (50)

    Daily Quote

    “Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.” — Salvador Dali

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