Morning Minutes Nov. 9, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

    Word of the Day

    Supersede soo-per-SEED (verb) To cause to be set aside; to take the place or position of; to displace in favor of another - www.merriam-webster.com

    Website of the Day

    History.com Veterans Day

    www.history.com/topics/history-of-veterans-day

    This History.com website has a wealth of information about Veterans Day - what it means, how it originated and more. There are videos, photos, articles and more to enjoy as you learn an important part of American history.

    Number to Know

    9 million: The number of veterans 65 and older in 2009. At the other end of the age spectrum, 1.7 million were younger than 35. - Census.gov

    This Day in History

    Nov. 9, 1967: Apollo program: NASA launches the unmanned Apollo 4 test spacecraft atop the first Saturn V rocket from Cape Kennedy, Fla.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno (59)

    Daily Quote

    "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." - President John F. Kennedy