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Morning Minutes: April 16
Word of the Day
Fervent FUR-vuhnt (adjective) Having or showing great warmth or intensity of spirit, feeling, enthusiasm - dictionary.com
Website of the Day
20 Free Charlie Chaplin Films Online
Celebrate Charlie Chaplin's birthday by watching a few films starring him. Open Culture has compiled a list of Chaplin's movies that are free to watch online.
Number to Know
581: Number of people killed by the Grandcamp fertilizer explosion in Texas City, Texas.
This Day in History
April 16, 1947: An explosion occurs while loading fertilizer onto a freighter in Texas City, Texas, which destroys a large part of the city and causes $100 million in damage.
Today's Featured Birthday
Actor Martin Lawrence (48)
"You cannot find peace by avoiding life." - Virginia Woolfe