Morning Minutes, June 26

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

June 26

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

fait accompli \ fay-tah-kom-PLEE; fet-ah- \ noun; An accomplished and presumably irreversible deed or fact. — Dictionary.com

Website of the Day: Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

http://www.trumanlibrary.org

Search for “Berlin Airlift” to learn about Truman’s input and decision-making in this part of Cold War history.

Number to Know

30: At the height of the Berlin Airlift in April 1949, Allied planes were arriving in Berlin every 30 seconds, ferrying almost 13,000 tons of supplies in a 24-hour period.

This Day in History

June 26, 1948: The Western Allies begin carrying supplies into the city by air after the Soviet Union blockades West Berlin, beginning the Berlin Airlift.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Ariana Grande, American actress and singer, 21.

Daily Quote

“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” — Harry S. Truman

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