Morning Minutes: May 29
Word of the Day
Elephantiasis el-uh-fun-TYE-uh-sis (noun) Enlargement and thickening of tissues, specifically the enormous enlargement of a limb or the scrotum caused by obstruction of lymphatics by filarial worms; an undesirable usually enormous growth, enlargement or overdevelopment -- www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
This site serves as a portal to official websites of hundreds of jazz musicians and organizations. There’s a video share where you can upload and share jazz and blues videos, an online Jukebox and a bulletin board where jazz enthusiasts can meet up.
Number to Know
1991: Year when International Jazz Day was established. It is held on May 29 every year.
This Day in History
May 29, 1988: President Ronald Reagan begins his first visit to the Soviet Union when he arrives in Moscow for a superpower summit with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Annette Bening (52)
“A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.” – President John F. Kennedy, who was born on this date in 1917.