Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
Word of the Day
Vestige VESS-tij (noun) A mark or visible sign left by something that existed before; a minute remaining amount - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Want to know more about this super-special day? This Wikipedia page describes the history of the day in the United States. It also lists customs, dates for future and past Mother’s Days and more.
Number to Know
34: Number of rebounds Dennis Rodman once had in a single game. The colorful Rodman was born on this day in 1961.
This Day in History
May 13, 1989: Large groups of students occupy Tiananmen Square and begin a hunger strike.
Today’s Featured Birthday
TV host/comedian Stephen Colbert (48)
“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” – Washington Irving