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Montevideo American-News - Montevideo, MN
  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 10

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

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  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 10

    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

    Demagogue dem-a-gogue (noun) A leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power. - www.merriam-webster.com

    Website of the Day

    History of the United Nations

    http://www.un.org/en/aboutun/history/

    A timeline of the life of the United Nations. Test your knowledge with the quiz at the end.

    Number to Know

    193: Number of member states belonging to the United Nations.

    This Day in History

    January 10, 1920: The League of Nations, a precursor to the United Nations, formally begins with the ratification of the Covenant of the League of Nations by 42 countries.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Singer Pat Benatar (60)

    Daily Quote

    "Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul." - Thomas Merton

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