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Tidbits for July 7

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...

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things. Denis Diderot

Famous Birthdays...

Leroy "Satchel" Paige (1906-1982): Hall-of-fame pitcher.

Ringo Starr (1940): Beatles drummer.

On This Date...

In 1846: California was annexed to the US after a Mexican garrison surrendered; Hawaii was annexed on this date 52 years later.

In 1972: The FBI swore-in its first-ever female agents: former marine Susan Lynn Roley and former nun Joanne Pierce.

Today is...

Tell the Truth Day. Teens Express of Maryland challenges every American to go one whole day without telling a lie or saying anything misleading or dishonest. C'mon, America, we can do it!

National Hot Dog Month

Celebrate the summer time with a good old-fashioned weenie roast!