Morning Minutes Nov. 16, 2010
Word of the Day
Hie HYE (verb) To go quickly; hasten; to cause (oneself) to go quickly - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
International Day of Tolerance
Introduced by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 1995, today is recognized as an opportunity to raise awareness about the dangers of intolerance. Visit the official website to find out more information about cultures around the world and what they're doing to combat intolerance.
Number to Know
2,293: Number of strikeouts Dwight "Dr. K." Gooden had in his Major League Baseball career.
This Day in History
Nov. 16, 1940: Holocaust: In occupied Poland, the Nazis close off the Warsaw Ghetto from the outside world.
Today's Featured Birthday
Former baseball star Dwight Gooden (46)
"Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow." - Edward Sandford Martin