Butler County Times Gazette
  • Morning Minutes, July 30

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  • July 30
    Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    remonstrate rih-MAHN-strayt; REH-mun-strayt intransitive verb; To present and urge reasons in opposition to an act, measure, or any course of proceedings. — Dictionary.com
    This Day in History
    July 30, 2003: In Mexico City, the last “old style” Volkswagen Beetle — officially known as the “Volkswagen Type 1” but commonly called the “Bug” — rolls off the assembly line. Production of this popular car began in 1938.
    Number to Know
    21,529,464: Number of Volkswagen Beetles built during the car’s long production run.
    Website of the Day: Vintage Volkswagen Club of America
    http://www.vvwca.com
    The home site for vintage Volkswagen enthusiasts owning air-cooled cars and trucks.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor and politician, 67.
    Daily Quote
    “Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

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