Morning Minutes: Nov. 24







    Word of the Day







    Sea change SEE-CHAYNJ (noun) A marked change ; transformation - www.merriam-webster.com







    Website of the Day







    History of Thanksgiving



    www.pilgrimhall.org







    Spend time this Thanksgiving learning the true facts about where the holiday comes from and how it got its start from the Pilgrim Hall Museum's website. Learn everything there is to know about that first Thanksgiving: the Mayflower Compact, the Native Americans and why we say thanks.







    Number to Know







    28: Number of places in the United States named Plymouth, as in Plymouth Rock, the landing site of the first Pilgrims. Plymouth, Minn., is the most populous, with 72,849 residents in 2009; Plymouth, Mass., had 56,842. There is just one township in the United States named "Pilgrim." Located in Dade County, Mo., its population was 126 in 2009. And then there is Mayflower, Ark., whose population was 2,257 in 2009. - Census.gov







    This Day in History







    Nov. 24, 1963: Lee Harvey Oswald is murdered by Jack Ruby in the basement of Dallas police department headquarters. The shooting is broadcast live on television.







    Today's Featured Birthday







    Actor Colin Hanks (33)







    Daily Quote







    "Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often." - Johnny Carson

 


Morning Minutes: Nov. 24



    Word of the Day



    Sea change SEE-CHAYNJ (noun) A marked change ; transformation - www.merriam-webster.com



    Website of the Day



    History of Thanksgiving

    www.pilgrimhall.org



    Spend time this Thanksgiving learning the true facts about where the holiday comes from and how it got its start from the Pilgrim Hall Museum's website. Learn everything there is to know about that first Thanksgiving: the Mayflower Compact, the Native Americans and why we say thanks.



    Number to Know



    28: Number of places in the United States named Plymouth, as in Plymouth Rock, the landing site of the first Pilgrims. Plymouth, Minn., is the most populous, with 72,849 residents in 2009; Plymouth, Mass., had 56,842. There is just one township in the United States named "Pilgrim." Located in Dade County, Mo., its population was 126 in 2009. And then there is Mayflower, Ark., whose population was 2,257 in 2009. - Census.gov



    This Day in History



    Nov. 24, 1963: Lee Harvey Oswald is murdered by Jack Ruby in the basement of Dallas police department headquarters. The shooting is broadcast live on television.



    Today's Featured Birthday



    Actor Colin Hanks (33)



    Daily Quote



    "Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often." - Johnny Carson