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September 25

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

cabal \ kuh-BAHL; kuh-BAL \ noun; A group that seeks power usually through intrigue. —

This Day in History

Sept. 25, 1789: The 10 amendments known as the Bill of Rights are passed by the United States Congress and sent to the states for ratification.

Number to Know

202: The number of years between submission and ratification for the 27th Amendment, most in U.S. history.

Website of the Day: Bill of Rights Institute

Collection of educational materials for help in learning about America’s Constitution.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Michael Douglas, American actor and producer, 70.

Daily Quote

“I’m impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.” — Michael Douglas