Devils Lake Journal - Devils Lake, ND
  • Morning Minutes: July 29

  • 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
    Extenuate ik-STEN-yuh-wayt (verb) To lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of by making partial excuses; mitigate; to lessen the strength or effect of - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    NASA’s website is packed with information and resources. There is information about the space shuttle program; information for teachers, students and those curious about space; multimedia presentations; blogs; NASA history information; astronomy facts; and more. 
    Number to Know
    1958: Year on this date when NASA was created. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the bill creating the administration.
    This Day in History
    July 29, 1981: Charles, Prince of Wales to Lady Diana Spencer are married.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Country singer Martina McBride (46)
    Daily Quote
    “Have a sense of humor about life - you will need it. And be courteous.” - Peter Jennings, who was born on this date in 1938.