September 28, 2012
Word of the Day
Quorum KWOR-um (noun) A select group; the number (as a majority) of officers or members of a body that when duly assembled is legally competent to transact business - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
World Rabies Day
Today is World Rabies Day, so check out this official website and learn what you can do to help or learn what to do if you're bitten by a potentially rabid animal. Many cities are holding ceremonies as well, so check if there's one near you.
Number to Know
55,000: Number of people worldwide who die from rabies each year, according to www.rabiescontrol.net. Most of the deaths take place in Africa and Asia.
This Day in History
Sept. 28, 1787: The newly completed U.S. Constitution is voted on by the U.S. Congress to be sent to the state Legislatures for approval.
Today's Featured Birthday
Singer-actress Hilary Duff (25)
"If you do a good job for others, you heal yourself at the same time, because a dose of joy is a spiritual cure. It transcends all barriers." - Ed Sullivan, who was born on this date in 1901.