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  • August 21
    Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    imprecation im-prih-KAY-shuhn noun; The act of imprecating, or invoking evil upon someone. — Dictionary.com
    This Day in History
    Aug. 21, 1911: The “Mona Lisa” is stolen by Vincenzo Peruggia, an employee of the Louvre. It was missing for two years before Peruggia was caught when trying to sell the famous painting.
    Number to Know
    30 x 21: Dimensions in inches of the “Mona Lisa.”
    Website of the Day: The Louvre
    Website of the world-famous museum in Paris, France.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Usain Bolt, Jamaican track athlete, 28.
    Daily Quote
    “I don’t think limits.” — Usain Bolt
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