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
Refection rih-FEK-shun (noun) Refreshment of mind, spirit or body; especially, nourishment; the taking of refreshment; food and drink together; repast - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
The Hemingway Society
Mark writer Ernest Hemingway’s birthday with this site, which serves as an excellent resource for all things Hemingway. There are an impressive number of links to articles by Hemingway, information about his books, recipes inspired by the author and more.
Number to Know
15 million: Number of copies of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” -- the final book in the Harry Potter series -- sold within 24 hours of it being released, according to Forbes. The book came out on this day in 2007.
This Day in History
July 21, 1969: Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin become the first men to walk on the moon, which took place during the Apollo 11 mission.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Comedian/actor Robin Williams (61)
“All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened.” - Ernest Hemingway, who was born on this date in 1899.