The oldest home in ward three belonged to Jonathan Day Cain, the first homesteader in the Evans area. From Tall Pines II A History of Vernon Parish, Louisiana and its People by Erbon W. Wise.
Word of the Day
Wushu WOO-SHOO (noun) Chinese martial arts -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Browse digital versions of magazines, books, catalogs, reports and more. Search by category or join a group to find like-minded readers to communicate with. It’s a great source to find print media if you can’t find a tangible version.
Number to Know
5.9 million: Estimated number of Jews killed in the Holocaust. Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a date chosen because Auschwitz was liberated on this day in 1945.
This Day in History
Jan. 27, 1984: Michael Jackson suffers second- and third-degree burns on his scalp during the filming of a Pepsi commercial.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Bridget Fonda (46)
“It is deeply shocking and incomprehensible to me that despite volumes of documentation and living witnesses who can attest to the horrors of the Holocaust, there are still those who would deny it.” - Mark Udall