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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Saturday, March 23

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Sir Roger Bannister (84) Word of the Day Winnow WIN-oh (verb) To drive or blow away by fanning — dictionary.com Website of the Day The Collect...
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  • Word of the Day
    Winnow WIN-oh (verb) To drive or blow away by fanning — dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor — Christie’s
    http://www.christies.com/elizabethtaylor/saleroom.aspx
    Christie’s auction of Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry, clothing and memorabilia broke multiple records. View the collection, which includes her script from “National Velvet,” The Elizabeth Taylor and Taj Mahal Diamonds and a sketch done for Taylor by Andy Warhol.
    Number to Know
    11: Number of Academy Awards James Cameron’s “Titanic” won on this date in 1998.
    This Day in History
    March 23, 2011: Elizabeth Taylor dies at age 79.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Sir Roger Bannister (84)
    Daily Quote
    “It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.” — Elizabeth Taylor

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