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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
  • Morning Minutes, April 30

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  • April 30
    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
    troglodyte TROG-luh-dyt noun; A member of a primitive people that lived in caves, dens, or holes; a cave dweller; One who is regarded as reclusive, reactionary, out of date, or brutish. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    The Chive
    www.thechive.com
    Home to the best funny, viral and interesting photos from around the world, The Chive boasts over 10,000 unique photo galleries and over 500,000 photos.
    Number to Know
    939: Rickey Henderson of the Oakland Athletics steals his 939th base, making him the all-time leader in this category. However, his accomplishment is overshadowed later that evening by Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers, when he pitches his seventh career no-hitter, breaking his own record.
    This Day in History
    April 30, 1945: World War II: Führerbunker: Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun commit suicide after being married for one day. Soviet soldiers raise the Victory Banner over the Reichstag building.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Johnny Galecki, Belgian-American actor, 39
    Daily Quote
    “Germany will either be a world power or will not be at all.” — Adolf Hitler
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