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Bastrop Daily Enterprise - Bastrop, LA
  • Morning Minutes: June 8

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day
    Factoid FAK-toyd (noun) An invented fact believed to be true because of its appearance in print; a briefly stated and usually trivial fact - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    The Ocean Project
    theoceanproject.org
    Take some time to celebrate the seas, which make up a crucial part of the world’s ecosystem but are often neglected. Learn about ocean creatures and habitats, how our daily actions affect them, and how everything is interconnected.
    Number to Know
    1992: Year that World Oceans Day was born. The event is held annually on June 8.
    This Day in History
    June 8, 1968: James Earl Ray is arrested for the murder of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Rapper Kanye West (36)
    Daily Quote
    “Every time we walk along a beach some ancient urge disturbs us so that we find ourselves shedding shoes and garments or scavenging among seaweed and whitened timbers like the homesick refugees of a long war.” - Loren Eiseley
     
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