Morning Minutes: Aug. 11
Word of the Day
Declivity di-KLIV-uh-tee (noun) Downward inclination; a descending slope - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Online coupon sites seem to be popping up every day. But what happens if you have a change of heart or can’t use the deal? Or maybe you missed a deal. This online marketplace lets people buy and sell these coupons.
Number to Know
1929: Year when the Bud Billiken Parade was first held in Chicago, and it happened on this date. The event is the oldest African-American parade in the U.S.
This Day in History
Aug. 11, 1929: Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Wrestler Hulk Hogan (57)
“All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it. I get back to the dugout and they ask me what it was I hit and I tell them I don't know except it looked good.” - Babe Ruth