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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Morning Minutes: Oct. 16

  • 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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  • Word of the Day

    emanate EM-uh-neyt (verb) to flow out, issue, or proceed, as from a source or origin; come forth; originate; to send forth; emit. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    9GAG

    9gag.com

    Crazy about GIFs? You’ll find plenty of those and other mindless things to keep your brain occupied on 9GAG.

    Number to Know

    13: On this date in 1962, the Cuban Missile Crisis between the United States, Cuba, and the Soviet Union begins when U.S. President John F. Kennedy is shown photographs of missile sites in Cuba. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day confrontation, regarded as when the Cold War came closest to turning into a nuclear conflict.

    This Day in History

    Oct. 16, 1923: The Walt Disney Company is founded by Walt Disney and his brother, Roy Disney.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Singer-songwriter John Mayer (36)

    Daily Quote

    “When deeds speak, words are nothing.” — Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

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