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Word of the Day
Grimalkin grih-MAWL-kin (noun) A domestic cat, especially an old female cat - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Jesse Owens Olympic Legend
Today, the birthday of Jesse Owens – one of the greatest Olympians in history – take some time to learn about this phenomenal man and athlete. Did you know that he went to Ohio State University? Did you know that he essentially embarrassed Adolf Hitler by winning four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games? This site has all sorts of information on the legend, so be sure to check it out today.
Number to Know
246: Number of strikeouts Dwight Gooden had on this date in 1984, setting a rookie pitching record for most K's in a season. Gooden finished the year with 276 strikeouts.
This Day in History
Sept. 12, 2003: The United Nations lifts sanctions against Libya after that country agreed to accept responsibility and recompense the families of victims in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Singer Jennifer Hudson (30)
“Before a man speaks it is always safe to assume that he is a fool. After he speaks, it is seldom necessary to assume it.” - H. L. Mencken, who was born on this date in 1880.