The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Oct. 29

  • 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
    mordant MOR-d'nt (adjective) biting; caustic; sarcastic. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Find discount vitamins and supplements with sales online at Vitacost. The site also sells coffee and tea, spices and gluten-free foods.
    Number to Know
    25: On this date in 1921, the Harvard University football team lost to Centre College, ending a 25-game winning streak. This is considered one of the biggest upsets in college football.
    This Day in History
    Oct. 29, 1994: Francisco Martin Duran fires more than two dozen shots at the White House. He is later convicted of trying to kill President Bill Clinton.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Fleetwood Mac founder Peter Green (67)
    Daily Quote
    “To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.” — William Makepeace Thackeray
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