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Tidbits for August 24

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...

Never lose sight of this important truth, that no one can be truly great until he has gained a knowledge of himself, a knowledge which can only be acquired by occasional retirement. Johann Georg von Zimmermann

On This Date...

In 79: Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in volcanic ash.

Today is...

Pluto Demotion Day. The anniversary of Pluto's demotion to dwarf planet status. Pluto had been designated a planet since its discovery in 1930.