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Newport Independent - Newport, AR
  • Morning Minutes: April 4

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Morning Minutes: April 4

    Word of the Day

    Bathos BEY-thos (noun) A ludicrous descent from the exalted or lofty to the commonplace; anticlimax - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    The Nobel Prize 1964: Martin Luther King Jr.

    http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1964/king-acceptance.html

    Watch a video of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Nobel Prize acceptance speech.

    Number to Know

    32: President William Henry Harrison was in office for 32 days before he died and was succeeded by John Tyler.

    This Day in History

    April 4, 1968: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated in Memphis.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Poet Maya Angelou (85)

    Daily Quote

    "Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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