Morning Minutes: Jan. 26
Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
Word of the Day
Embarrass im-BAIR-us (verb) To confuse or disconcert; to involve in financial difficulties; to cause to experience self-conscious distress; to hinder or impede - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Bob Uecker quotes
Today is the birthday of baseball player/actor/comedian/baseball announcer Bob Uecker, so check out this Baseball-Almanac page, which has a collection of quotes by “Mr. Baseball.” The page also has fun facts on Uecker, and it links to his player page if you want to look at his statistics.
Number to Know
3: Most touchdowns scored by a single player in a Super Bowl, a record shared by four players: Roger Craig, Jerry Rice, Ricky Watters and Terrell Davis.
This Day in History
Jan. 26, 1998: On television, President Bill Clinton denies having had "sexual relations" with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Comedian/TV personality Ellen DeGeneres (55)
“When I came up to bat with three men on and two outs in the ninth, I looked in the other team's dugout and they were already in street clothes.” - Bob Uecker, who was born on this date in 1935.