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Bastrop Daily Enterprise - Bastrop, LA
  • Morning Minutes: July 29

  • 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

    rendezvous RAHN-duh-voo, -dey-; Fr. rahn-de-VOO (verb) to assemble at an agreed time and place (noun) an agreement between two or more persons to meet at a certain time and place; the meeting itself; a place designated for a meeting or assembling, especially of troops or ships; a meeting of two or more spacecraft in outer space; a favorite or popular gathering place. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Khan Academy

    www.khanacademy.org

    Khan Academy offers a huge library of more than 4,300 educational videos that are accessible and meant for anyone. The nonprofit aims to change education by offering it for free.

    Number to Know

    700 million: On this date in 1981, a worldwide television audience of more than 700 million people watched the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul's Cathedral in London.

    This Day in History

    July 29, 2005: Astronomers announce their discovery of the dwarf planet Eris.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Guitarist John Sykes (54)

    Daily Quote

    “The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.” - Douglas MacArthur

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