Morning Minutes: Feb. 21

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Morning Minutes: Feb. 21

Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday, and Daily Quote

Word of the Day

Automaton aw-TOM-uh-ton (noun) A mechanical figure or contrivance constructed to act as if by its own motive power; robot - dictionary.com

Website of the Day

Malcolm X Official Website

http://www.malcolmx.com/index.html

Visit the Malcolm X Official Website for the life story, famous quotes and legacy of Malcolm X. The site also includes a store where posters and books can be purchased, free Malcolm X wallpaper for computers and links to other sites dedicated to Malcolm X.

Number to Know

128: The Washington Monument was dedicated 128 years ago today, in 1885.

This Day in History

Feb. 21, 1965: Malcolm X is assassinated during a rally in New York City.

Today's Featured Birthday

Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt (34)

Daily Quote

"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today." - Malcolm X