Morning Minutes: July 7
Word of the Day
Guttersnipe GUTT-er-snype (noun) A homeless vagabond and especially an outcast boy or girl in the streets of a city; a person of the lowest moral or economic station - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Pamplona Running of the Bulls
Chances are you aren’t going to the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain, this year. But you can get a feel for the action, including the famous running of the bulls, by watching the videos on this site and reading about the history of the event.
Number to Know
15: Number of people who have been killed in the Pamplona running of the bulls since 1910. The annual event commences today.
This Day in History
July 7, 2005: A series of four explosions occurs on London's transport system killing 56 people, including four alleged suicide bombers and injuring over 700 others.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Former Beatle Ringo Starr (70)
"They're only dangerous when they're alone, or only two or three of them together." – Ernest Hemingway, “The Sun Also Rises,” which depicts the running of the bulls