Morning Minutes: May 28

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Flapper FLAP-er (noun) A young woman, especially one who, during the 1920s, behaved and dressed in a boldly unconventional manner -

Website of the Day

Amnesty International

Amnesty International is devoted to ensuring all people are able to enjoy human rights. Visit this site to learn about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Amnesty International's current campaigns and those who are currently fighting for human rights.

Number to Know

375: Approximately 375 workers were killed in a methane gas explosion at a mine in Dharbad, India, on this date in 1965.

This Day in History

May 28, 1961: The Appeal for Amnesty campaign, which later becomes the human rights organization Amnesty International, is launched.

Today's Featured Birthday

Singer Gladys Knight (69)

Daily Quote

"Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people." - John Adams