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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Friday, July 20

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Musician Carlos Santana (65) 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 ...
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  • 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
    www.life.com/image/first/in-gallery/23232
    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)
    Daily Quote
    “People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” — Sir Edmund Hillary, who was born on this date in 1919.
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