Morning Minutes: July 6
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
kismet KIZ-met; -mit (noun) destiny; fate. - www.dictionary.com
Website of the Day
As the nation’s largest nonprofit for young people and social change, DoSomething.org has listings of volunteer opportunities, internships and jobs. Summer is the perfect time for kids home from school to get more involved.
Number to Know
14: The highest number of weeks for a typical summer break from school, with six weeks being the lowest, depending on the country and district. There’s year-round school, too.
This Day in History
July 6, 1944: The Hartford Circus Fire, one of America's worst fire disasters, kills about 168 people and injures more than 700 in Hartford, Conn.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Rapper 50 Cent (38)
“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson