Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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