Morning Minutes August 26, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Word of the Day

    Colloquy KAH-luh-kwee (noun) Conversation, dialogue; a high-level serious discussion; conference -

    Website of the Day

    National Dog Day

    Today is National Dog Day, so head to this website, where you'll find information about the day, ways to celebrate your canine friends, listings of events in your area and much more.

    Number to Know

    1979: Year when Mother Teresa won the Nobel Peace Prize. Mother Teresa was born on this date in 1910.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 26, 1920: The 19th Amendment to the Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Actor Macaulay Culkin (30)

    Daily Quote

    "Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person." - Mother Teresa