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Word of the Day
Charisma kuh-RIZ-muh (noun) A personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty or enthusiasm for a public figure (as a political leader); a special magnetic charm or appeal - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Today, on the birthday of “Futurama” creator Matt Groening, head to this “Futurama” wiki website, which is an online encyclopedia of all things related to the show. You’ll learn all sorts of trivia, see the latest news and more.
Number to Know
1877: Year when the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show was first held. This year’s show wraps up today.
This Day in History
Feb. 15, 1933: In Miami, Giuseppe Zangara attempts to assassinate President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt, but instead shoots Chicago Mayor Anton J. Cermak, who dies of his wounds on March 6, 1933.
Today’s Featured Birthday
“The Simpsons” and “Futurama” creator Matt Groening (57)
“Living creatively is really important to maintain throughout your life. And living creatively doesn't mean only artistic creativity, although that's part of it. It means being yourself, not just complying with the wishes of other people.” - Matt Groening