Morning Minutes: May 29
Word of the Day
Cupidity kyoo-PID-uh-tee (noun) Inordinate desire for wealth; avarice, greed; strong desire; lust -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Induction weekend is July 24-27, but if you can’t make it to Cooperstown, N.Y., this Web site will allow you to learn about Hall of Famers, explore exhibits and watch videos of players past and present who have visited the Hall.
Number to Know
43: Age of John F. Kennedy when he was elected president, making him the youngest elected commander in chief ever (Theodore Roosevelt was the youngest president ever, however). Kennedy was born on this day in 1917.
This Day in History
May 29, 1953: Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay are the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest.