The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 4

  • 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
    ambulate AM-byuh-leyt (verb) to walk about or move from place to place. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    An easy way to see live shows, WillCall curates a list of the best shows happening in your town.
    Number to Know
    110: On this date in 2007, the 110th United States Congress convened, electing Nancy Pelosi as the first female Speaker of the House in U.S. history.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 4, 1903: Topsy, an elephant, is electrocuted by Thomas Edison during the War of Currents campaign.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Singer-songwriter Michael Stipe (54)
    Daily Quote
    “Desire nothing, give up all desires and be happy.” — Swami Sivananda
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