HODIE (Roman Calendar): antediem sextum Idus Ianuarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Eriphyle and the Necklace of Harmonia; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY PROVERBS: Today's tiny proverb is: Diu delibera (English: Ponder at length).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Dulce et utile. (English: Pleasant and useful).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Sola apis excellit muscarum milia quinque (English: A single bee is better than five thousand flies).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Excolantes culicem camelum glutiunt (English: They strain out a gnat and swallow a camel).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Momo satisfacere (English: Trying to satisfy Momus - which is an impossible task, of course, since Momus is the ultimate critic; from Adagia 1.5.74 - here is an Aesop's fable about Momus).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Ἰδοὺ Ῥόδος, ἰδοὺ καὶ πήδημα (English: Here is Rhodes; so too the jump - an allusion to the Aesop's fable of the boastful athlete).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Ex Meritis Propriis. Click here for a full-sized view; the poem has a vocabulary list and an English translation, too.
And here is today's proverbial lolcat:
TODAY'S FABLES AND SONGS:
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Cornix et Urna, the famous story of the ingenious crow (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Mors et Pauper, a story about someone who thinks he wants to die... but changes his mind!