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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 30

  • 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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  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 30

    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

    Quackle KWAK-uhl (verb) To suffocate, to choke - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    "Mohandas Gandhi"

    http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,988159,00.html

    Read Salman Rushdie's profile of Mohandas Gandhi, published in Time magazine in 1998.

    Number to Know

    80,000: Approximate number of Indian protestors arrested by British police as a result of Gandhi's Salt March.

    This Day in History

    Jan. 30, 1948: Mohandas Gandhi is shot and killed as he walks through a crowd to lead a prayer group. The assassination comes ten days after teh militant group responsible tried to kill him by blowing up the house he was in. 

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Singer Phil Collins (62)

    Daily Quote

    "You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty." - Mohandas Gandhi
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