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
Gloaming GLOH-ming (noun) Twilight, dusk - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Great Backyard Bird Count
Today marks the start of the four-day Great Backyard Bird Count, in which everyone is encouraged to count the birds they spot in their backyard. You can report the number of birds per species that you saw at the website and find out who came out on top.
Number to Know
97,200: Approximate number of bird checklists people submitted last year for the Great Backyard Bird Count, according to www.birdsource.org/gbbc.
This Day in History
Feb. 18, 2001: Dale Earnhardt dies in an accident in the final turn of the final lap of the Daytona 500.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actor John Travolta (57)
“Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.” - George Washington