Morning Minutes: Aug. 27
Word of the Day
Slaphappy SLAP-hap-ee (adjective) Dazed and confused; punch-drunk; buoyantly or recklessly carefree or foolish; happy-go-lucky - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
LBJ Library & Museum
Are you interested in learning more about President Lyndon Baines Johnson or visiting his library and museum? Head to this official site, which has a wealth of information on the 36th president and information on visiting the library in Texas. LBJ was born on this date in 1908.
Number to Know
4: Number of presidents who have served as representative, senator, vice president and president. They are Lyndon B. Johnson, John Tyler, Andrew Johnson and Richard Nixon.
This Day in History
Aug. 27, 1776: The Battle of Long Island: in what is now Brooklyn, New York, British forces under General William Howe defeat the Americans under General George Washington.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actor Paul Reubens (60)
“A president's hardest task is not to do what is right but to know what is right.” – President Lyndon B. Johnson