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

Morning Minutes: March 24



Word of the Day



Nihilism NAHY-uh-liz-uhm (noun) Total rejection of established laws and institutions - dictionary.com



Website of the Day



The Raucous Royals



http://www.raucousroyals.com/lookandlearn/elizabethI.htm



Queen Elizabeth I died on this day in 1603. Read about her many marriage proposals and the scandalous lives of other royals on this site.



Number to Know



11 million: Gallons of oil spilled into the ocean after the Exxon Valdez tanker crash. 



This Day in History



March 24, 1989: The Exxon Valdez oil tanker runs aground in Prince William Sound in southern Alaska, causing the one of the worst oil spills in U.S. history.



Today's Featured Birthday



Quarterback Peyton Manning (37)



Daily Quote



"Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well." - Josh Billings