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Word of the Day

Stolid STAH-lid (ad.) Having or expressing little or no sensibility; unemotional - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

World War II photos

World War II began on this date in 1939 (see This Day in History below). On this government website, you can see the war as never before with a plethora of photos. You can search by subject, by leader or more. This site also has links to other World War II pages.  

Number to Know

78: Percentage of workers in private industry who receive a paid vacation as one of their employment benefits. – Census.gov

This Day in History

Sept. 1, 1939: World War II: Nazi Germany invades Poland, beginning the war in Europe.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Musician Barry Gibbs (64)

Daily Quote

“I write to escape; to escape poverty.” - Edgar Rice Burroughs, who was born on this date in 1875.