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September 7

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

milksop \ MILK-sop \ noun; An effeminate or weak-minded person; an unmanly man. —

This Day in History

Sept. 7, 1963: The Pro Football Hall of Fame opens in Canton, Ohio, with an initial class of 17 inductees.

Number to Know

2: The number of people who are members of both the American Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame: quarterback Warren Moon and coach Bud Grant.

Website of the Day: Pro Football Hall of Fame

Official website of the museum in Canton, Ohio.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Chrissie Hynde, American singer-songwriter and musician, best known as lead singer for The Pretenders, 63.

Daily Quote

“All these 50-year-old guys wearing baseball caps and shorts and acting like children. It winds me up. Men don’t have to take responsibility anymore. Most of the guys I know would punch me on the nose for saying this, but maybe we do have to bring back conscription.” — Chrissie Hynde