Morning Minutes, Aug. 21
Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
Word of the Day
imprecation \ im-prih-KAY-shuhn \ noun; The act of imprecating, or invoking evil upon someone. — Dictionary.com
This Day in History
Aug. 21, 1911: The “Mona Lisa” is stolen by Vincenzo Peruggia, an employee of the Louvre. It was missing for two years before Peruggia was caught when trying to sell the famous painting.
Number to Know
30 x 21: Dimensions in inches of the “Mona Lisa.”
Website of the Day: The Louvre
Website of the world-famous museum in Paris, France.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Usain Bolt, Jamaican track athlete, 28.
“I don’t think limits.” — Usain Bolt