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
Precentor prih-SEN-ter (noun) A leader of the singing of a choir or congregation - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Emily Dickinson Museum
Today is Emily Dickinson’s birthday, so take some time to visit the site of the official Emily Dickinson Museum and learn about her past, her poetry and her accomplishments.
Number to Know
28.2 million: The number of real Christmas trees sold in 2009, according to www.christmastree.org.
This Day in History
Dec. 10, 1906: President Theodore Roosevelt wins the Nobel Peace Prize, becoming the first American to win a Nobel Prize.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress/singer Raven-Symoné (27)
“Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we're here for something else besides ourselves.” - Eric Sevareid