Word of the Day
Decry dih-KRY (verb) To depreciate (as a coin) officially or publicly; to express strong disapproval of — www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Apollo 11: Scenes from the Moon
This photo gallery of the Apollo moon landing from Life magazine captures the day 41 years ago when the first humans walked on the moon. The still-stunning images and informative captions tell the whole story of the mission.
Number to Know
3: Weeks the Apollo 11 crew spent in quarantine after returning to Earth. Officials wanted to make sure the men didn’t bring back any contaminants or viruses.
This Day in History
July 20, 1976: Hank Aaron hits his 755th home run, the final home run of his career.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Musician Carlos Santana (65)
“People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” — Sir Edmund Hillary, who was born on this date in 1919.