Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
Word of the Day
Ninja NIN-juh (noun) A person trained in ancient Japanese martial arts and employed especially for espionage and assassinations - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Want to learn more about the presidents? Head to this White House website, which provides a rundown of all our presidents, as well as our first ladies and vice presidents and more. There are links to other president-related topics, too, so prepare to spend a good amount of time on this site on Presidents Day!
Number to Know
43: President Barack Obama, although regarded as the 44th president, is actually the 43rd person to hold the presidency. Grover Cleveland held the presidency in non-consecutive terms.
This Day in History
Feb. 20, 2003: During a Great White concert in West Warwick, R.I., a pyrotechnics display sets the club ablaze, killing 100 and injuring over 200 others.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Basketball great/TV personality Charles Barkley (49)
“Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.” - George Washington