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
tattoo ta-TOO noun; A rapid, rhythmic drumming or rapping. — Dictionary.com
This Day in History
Aug. 20, 1968: Troops of the Warsaw Pact, dominated by the Soviet Union, enter Czechoslovakia, crushing the “Prague Spring” period of liberalized reforms and loosening of restrictions in that country.
Number to Know
108: The number of people killed in the 1968 Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia.
Website of the Day: Prague Welcome
A visitor’s guide to the historical city in the Czech Republic.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Al Roker, American weather presenter, actor and author, 60.
“I get bitter, angry and disbelieving and I tell my kids there a lot of idiots out there. I also want them to know that being successful is not the real world; that their parents get treated better because they’re on TV.” — Al Roker
Morning Minutes, Aug. 20