August 31
Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day
coterminous koh-TUR-muh-nuhs adjective; Having the same or coincident boundaries. —

This Day in History
Aug. 31, 1897: Thomas Edison receives a patent for his Kinetoscope, the world’s first motion picture device.

Number to Know
1,093: Number of patents held by Thomas Edison.

Website of the Day: Welcome to Silent Movies
A source of information on silent films, silent stars and the movies of the silent era.

Today’s Featured Birthday
Debbie Gibson, American singer, actress and producer, 44.

Daily Quote
“I’ve learned to have a sense of humor about myself. Lord knows everyone else does.” — Debbie Gibson