August 12
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
cavort kuh-VORT intransitive verb; To bound or prance about. —

This Day in History
Aug. 12, 1898: A formal transfer of sovereignty is made and the Republic of Hawaii officially becomes part of the United States as the Territory of Hawaii.

Number to Know
2: The number of U.S. states that do not observe daylight saving time: Hawaii and Arizona.

Website of the Day: Go Hawaii
The official tourist site for the state of Hawaii.

Today’s Featured Birthday
Sir Mix-a-Lot (born Anthony Ray), American rapper, producer and noted fan of ladies who pack much back, 51.

Daily Quote
“I have never met a successful person who talked about failing. The glass is always half full. I don’t even like being around negative talkers.” — Sir Mix-a-Lot