Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday, and Daily Quote

Morning Minutes: Feb. 24



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



Impasse IM-pas (noun) A position or situation from which there is no escape; deadlock - dictionary.com



Website of the Day



The Great One's 23 unbreakable records



http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=585698



Wayne Gretzky is called "The Great One" for a reason. This article lists 23 records he set that are still unbroken over a decade after his retirement, including most career points and most points in a season.



Number to Know



77: Wayne Gretzky scored his 77th goal of the season this day in 1982, setting a new hockey record. He ended the season with 92 goals.



This Day in History



Feb. 24, 1981: Socialite Jean Harris is convicted of murdering Dr. Herman Tarnower, author of "The Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet."  Harris shot Tarnower after thier relationship ended, claiming she meant to shoot herself but misfired when he tried to take the gun.



Today's Featured Birthday



Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. (36)



Daily Quote



"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Confucius