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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
  • Morning Minutes, April 8

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  • Word of the Day
    puckish PUHK-ish adjective; Whimsical; mischievous; impish. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Bold Outlaw
    www.boldoutlaw.com
    This site offers historical and literary information on the legendary stories of England’s best-loved outlaw, Robin Hood, and his band of Merry Men.
    Number to Know
    715: At Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Hank Aaron hits his 715th career home run to surpass Babe Ruth’s 39-year-old record.
    This Day in History
    April 8, 1975: Frank Robinson manages the Cleveland Indians and becomes Major League Baseball’s first African-American manager.
    Today’s featured Birthday
    Barbara Kingsolver, American author and poet, 59
    Daily Quote
    “It’s nice to come into a town and be referred to as the manager of the Cleveland Indians instead of as the first black manager.” — Frank Robinson

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