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

Word of the Day

Plinth PLINTH (noun) The lowest part of the base of an architectural column; a block used as a base (as for a statue) - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
www.alplm.org/home.html

Today, on the birthday of President Abraham Lincoln (he was born on this date in 1809), head to the website of the Lincoln museum in Springfield, Ill. The site has information about visiting the museum, news about Lincoln, a Web store and much more.

Number to Know

2.1 million: The number of marriages that took place in the United States in 2009. That breaks down to nearly 5,800 a day. – Census.gov

This Day in History

Feb. 12, 1999: President Bill Clinton is acquitted by the U.S. Senate in his impeachment trial.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Singer Michael McDonald (59)

Daily Quote

“You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip.” - Jonathan Carroll