Morning Minutes: April 13

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Shibboleth SHIB-uh-luth (noun) Catchword, slogan; a widely held belief or truism; a custom or usage regarded as distinctive of a particular group --

Web Site of the Day

This Day in Music

This site will tell you what happened on — isn’t it obvious? -- this day in music. From what songs topped the charts to where the Beatles were on this day in 1965, music fans will love to test their knowledge and learn something new.

Number to Know

3: Number president that Thomas Jefferson was. He was born on this date in 1743.

This Day in History

April 13, 1943: The Jefferson Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C., on the 200th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's birth.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Bruce Springsteen/Conan O’Brien drummer Max Weinberg (59)

Daily Quote

“America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.” - Laurence J. Peter