The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Oct. 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
    trepan trih-PAN (noun) a person who ensnares or entraps others; a stratagem; a trap. (verb) to ensnare or entrap; to entice; to cheat or swindle. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
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    Number to Know
    3,200: On this date in 1797, André-Jacques Garnerin made the first recorded parachute jump 1,000 meters (3,200 feet) above Paris.
    This Day in History
    Oct. 22, 1964: Jean-Paul Sartre is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, but turns down the honor.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Drummer Zac Hanson (28)
    Daily Quote
    “Happiness is like a kiss. You must share it to enjoy it.” — Bernard Meltzer
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