Morning Minutes: March 27

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Snaffle SNAFF-ul (verb) To obtain especially by devious or irregular means -

Website of the Day

World Theatre Day

Today on World Theatre Day, head to this information-gathering blog to learn about how to connect with theater-lovers around the world. There are local resources and much more.

Number to Know

9.2: The magnitude of the most powerful earthquake in U.S. history. The record quake hit Alaska on this date in 1964.

This Day in History

March 27, 1998: The Food and Drug Administration approves Viagra for use as a treatment for male impotence, the first pill to be approved for this condition in the United States.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Director/screenwriter Quentin Tarantino (48)

Daily Quote

“I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game. It will take our people out-of-doors, fill them with oxygen, give them a larger physical stoicism. Tend to relieve us from being a nervous, dyspeptic set. Repair these losses, and be a blessing to us.” - Walt Whitman