The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Oct. 9

  • 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

    albedo al-BEE-doh (noun) the white, inner rind of a citrus fruit; the ratio of the light reflected by a planet or satellite to that received by it; such a ratio for any part of the earth's surface or atmosphere. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



    “Never lose a link again,” Delicious touts. Do you stumble across tons of links during the day but don’t have time to read them all? This may be the site for you to keep things organized.

    Number to Know

    14 million: Beatles founding member John Lennon, if he were still alive, would have turned 73 today. His solo album sales in the U.S. have exceeded 14 million.

    This Day in History

    Oct. 9, 1989: An official news agency in the Soviet Union reports the landing of a UFO in Voronezh.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Comedian Nick Swardson (37)

    Daily Quote

    "I want to put a ding in the universe." — Steve Jobs

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