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
arbiter AR-buh-tuhr noun; One having the power of judging and determining. — Dictionary.com
This Day in History
Sept. 5, 1972: A Palestinian terrorist group called “Black September” attack the dorm rooms of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympic Games, killing two in the initial attack and taking nine hostage. All nine hostages are later killed.
Number to Know
3: The number of Black September terrorists who took part in the Munich Massacre released by the West German government after the hijacking and threatened destruction of an airliner in October 1972.
Website of the Day: Olympic.org
Official site of the Olympic movement, with a full history of the 1972 Games.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Bob Newhart, American comic, actor and screenwriter, 85.
“I’ve been told to speed up my delivery when I perform. But if I lose the stammer, I’m just another slightly amusing accountant.” — Bob Newhart
Morning Minutes, Sept. 5