Morning Minutes: Oct. 26

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

obverse OB-vurs (noun) the side of a coin, medal, flag, etc., that bears the principal design;  the front or principal surface of anything; a counterpart;a proposition obtained from another by obversion. (adjective) facing the observer; corresponding to something else as a counterpart; having the base narrower than the top, as a leaf. — www.dictionary.com

Website of the Day

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Number to Know

1977: On this date in 1977, the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention celebrate the eradication of smallpox, the most spectacular success of vaccination.

This Day in History

Oct. 26, 1984: "Baby Fae" receives a heart transplant from a baboon.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Figure skater Sasha Cohen (29)

Daily Quote

“You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.” — Henry Ford