• Print
  • Bookmark & Share

Tidbits for May 17

We realize you have limitless avenues for finding the “fodder” that can help make your on-air personalities sound fascinating, relevant and substantive. But we’d love to help make that happen by adding a few “tidbits” to the mix. The stuff you’ll find here is mostly about the ministries we serve (events, birthdays, milestones)—but definitely not limited to that. Hey, we care about National Chocolate Month just as much as the next guy!

A Quote for Today...

Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice. George Jackson

Famous Birthdays...

Sugar Ray Leonard (1956): Boxing hall-of-famer.

On This Date...

In 1620: The first merry-go-round on record was set up at a fair in Philippolis, Turkey.

In 1846: Adolphe Sax invented the saxophone.

In 1875: The horse Aristides won the first ever Kentucky Derby.

In 1954: The US Supreme Court unanimously banned segregation through the case Brown v. Board of Education.

In 1973: The US Senate began hearings about Watergate, the Nixon-era scandal.

Today is...