Morning Minutes: Jan. 16

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Vermicular ver-MIK-yuh-ler (adjective) Resembling a worm in form or motion; of, relating to or caused by worms -

Website of the Day

Martin Luther King Research and Education Institute

As we approach Martin Luther King Jr. Day, take a moment to learn more about the great American leader. This site collects all kinds of documents pertaining to King, lists the latest news and much more.

Number to Know

1983: Year when President Ronald Reagan signed Martin Luther King Jr. Day into law.

This Day in History

Jan. 16, 2003: The Space Shuttle Columbia takes off for mission STS-107, which would be its final one. Columbia disintegrated 16 days later on re-entry.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Baseball star Albert Pujols (33)

Daily Quote

“I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.