Word of the Day
susurrant soo-SUR-uhnt adjective; softly murmuring; whispering. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
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Number to Know
$5 billion: President Harry S Truman signed the Marshall Plan in 1948, authorizing $5 billion in aid for 16 countries.
This Day in History
April 3, 1936: Bruno Richard Hauptmann is executed for the kidnapping and death of Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr., the baby son of pilot Charles Lindbergh.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Jane Goodall, English primatologist and ethologist, 80.
“Chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans have been living for hundreds of thousands of years in their forest, living fantastic lives, never overpopulating, never destroying the forest. I would say that they have been in a way more successful than us as far as being in harmony with the environment.” — Jane Goodall