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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Monday, August 20

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Musician Robert Plant (64) Word of the Day Adumbrate AD-um-brayt (verb) To foreshadow vaguely; intimate; to suggest, disclose or outline partially; overshadow, obscure — www.merriam-webster.com...
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  • Word of the Day
    Adumbrate AD-um-brayt (verb) To foreshadow vaguely; intimate; to suggest, disclose or outline partially; overshadow, obscure — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    The H.P. Lovecraft Archive
    www.hplovecraft.com
    If you’re a fan of “weird fiction” author H.P. Lovecraft, this is the site for you. Read about his life, fictional creations and writing. There’s a great section on how Lovecraft influenced others — in art, music, pop culture and more.
    Number to Know
    1889-1893: Years when Benjamin Harrison served as president. Harrison was born on this date in 1833.
    This Day in History
    Aug. 20, 1866: President Andrew Johnson formally declares the Civil War over.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician Robert Plant (64)
    Daily Quote
    “I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thoughts and dreams.” — Writer H.P. Lovecraft, who was born on this date in 1890.
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