Morning Minutes, March 27
Word of the Day
bluestocking \ BLOO-stok-ing \, noun; a woman with considerable scholarly, literary, or intellectual ability or interest; a member of a mid-18th-century London literary circle: Lady Montagu was a celebrated bluestocking. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Legends of America
Legends of America focuses on American history, legends, travel destinations, the Old West, Native Americans, ghost towns and more.
Number to Know
12 million: in 1991, the Solidarity movement in Poland stages a warning strike, in which at least 12 million Poles walk off their jobs for four hours.
This Day in History
March 27, 1886: Famous Apache warrior Geronimo surrenders to the U.S. Army, ending the main phase of the Apache Wars.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Quentin Tarantino, American director, screenwriter and producer, 51
“The soldiers never explained to the government when an Indian was wronged, but reported the misdeeds of the Indians.” — Geronimo