September 2
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
tremulous TREM-yuh-luhs adjective; Shaking, quivering; also, affected with fear. —

This Day in History
Sept. 2, 1901: In a speech at the Minnesota State Fair, Vice President Theodore Roosevelt first delivers his famous slogan: “Speak softly and carry a big stick.”

Number to Know
12: The number of days after Theodore Roosevelt’s speech at the Minnesota State Fair that he took office as President of the United States, following the assassination of William McKinley.

Website of the Day: The Theodore Roosevelt Association
An historical and public service organization dedicated to perpetuating the memory and ideals of America’s 26th president.

Today’s Featured Birthday
Salma Hayek, Mexican-American actress, director and producer, 48.

Daily Quote
“If I go on a diet and work out, I’m always in a bad mood. I’d rather be a little heavier but nice.” — Salma Hayek