Word of the Day
cavalcade kav-uhl-KAYD; KAV-uhl-kayd noun; A procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; Any procession; A sequence; a series. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Horses and History
http://horsesandhistory.wordpress.com/
Interesting stories, folklore and legend about horses and their history.
Number to Know
$100 million: The Rockefeller Foundation began operations with a $100 million donation from John D. Rockefeller.
This Day in History
May 14, 1948: Israel is declared to be an independent state and a provisional government is established. Immediately after the declaration, Israel is attacked by the neighboring Arab states, triggering the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
Today’s Featured Birthday
David Byrne, Scottish-American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (Talking Heads), 62
Daily Quote
“Sometimes it’s a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.” — David Byrne