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September 18

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

quagmire \ KWAG-myr; KWOG- \ noun; A difficult or precarious position or situation; a predicament. —

This Day in History

Sept. 18, 1975: Patty Hearst is arrested after a year on the FBI’s Most Wanted list.

Number to Know

19: Patty Hearst’s age when she was kidnapped in February of 1974 by the left-wing urban guerrilla group Symbionese Liberation Army.

Website of the Day: Crime Library - Patty Hearst

Full story of the kidnapping, brainwashing and crime spree of heiress Patty Hearst.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Aisha Tyler, American comic, actress and writer, 44.

Daily Quote

“Wounds turn into scars and scars make you tough.” — Aisha Tyler