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  • July 20
    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
    slake sleyk verb; To allay (thirst, desire, wrath, etc.) by satisfying. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day: We Choose the Moon
    Created for the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, this website features a real-time recreation of the mission with ability to jump to different segments.
    Number to Know
    25: Number of seconds worth of fuel remaining in the Apollo 11 lunar lander Eagle when it landed on the moon’s surface.
    This Day in History
    July 20, 1969: Apollo 11 lands on the moon, with astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin becoming the first humans ever to set foot on a body other than the earth.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Carlos Santana, Mexican-American singer-songwriter and guitarist, 67.
    Daily Quote
    “Everybody sooner or later has to drop the luggage and the baggage of illusions.” — Carlos Santana
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