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Morning Minutes: April 12

Word of the Day

Hirsute HUR-soot (adjective) Hairy; shaggy - dictionary.com

Website of the Day

Civil War Trust: Saving America's Civil War Battlefields


The Civil War began on this day in 1861. The Civil War Trust aims to preserve historic battlefields from the American Civil War, while also educating the public about the war's history.

Number to Know

4: Terms FDR served as president.

This Day in History

 April 12, 1945: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt dies.

Today's Featured Birthday

Talk show host David Letterman (66)

Daily Quote

"Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds." - Franklin D. Roosevelt