Morning Minutes: Nov. 12

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

obsequy \OB-si-kwee\ (noun) a funeral rite or ceremony. —

Website of the Day

The “world’s greatest cheese resource” has more than 650 specialty cheese from 60 countries. Mmm, cheese.

Number to Know

1993: On this date in 1993, the first Ultimate Fighting Championship event, UFC 1, was held in Denver, Colo.

This Day in History

Nov. 12, 1980: The NASA space probe Voyager I makes its closest approach to Saturn and takes the first images of its rings.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Baseball player Sammy Sosa (45)

Daily Quote

“It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” — Laura Ingalls Wilder