October 10, 2012
Word of the Day
Enhance in-HANS (verb) Heighten, increase; especially to increase or improve in value, quality, desirability or attractiveness -- www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Giuseppe Verdi: Official Site
Today, on the birthday of Giuseppe Verdi (he was born on this date in 1813), head to this site, which has information on the great composer, a guide to Verdi tours and, of course, excerpts from his music.
Number to Know
5: Number of jazz musicians who have appeared on the cover of Time magazine. They are Thelonious Monk, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Wynton Marsalis and Dave Brubeck. Today is Monk's birthday.
This Day in History
Oct. 10, 1973: Vice President Spiro Agnew resigns after being charged with federal income tax evasion.
Today's Featured Birthday
Quarterback Brett Favre (43)
"Where there is no imagination there is no horror." - Arthur Conan Doyle Sr.