Morning Minutes: May 16
Word of the Day
Clerisy KLER-uh-see (noun) Learned persons as a class; literati; intelligentsia - dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Top 5 Marie Antoinette Scandals
Marie Antoinette is one of the most well-known European monarchs for a reason. Read about the five most famous scandals, starting almost from the day she married Louis XVI to the day she was beheaded.
Number to Know
9: Years Marie Antoinette and her husband, Louis XVI were rulers of France.
This Day in History
May 16, 1770: French dauphin Louis XVI marries Marie Antoinette, an Austrian duchess.
Today's Featured Birthday
Actor Pierce Brosnan (60)
"Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier." - Albert Schweitzer