HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem quartum Nonas Octobres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Deucalion and Pyrrha, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Non frustra (English: Not in vain).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Tempus optimus iudex (English: Time is the best judge)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Stulti est compedes, licet aureas, amare (English: It is for a fool to love fetters, even though they be golden). To read a brief essay about this proverb and to listen to the audio, visit the Latin Via Proverbs blog.
PUBLILIUS SYRUS: Today's proverb from Publilius Syrus is: Vincere est honestum, opprimere acerbum, pulchrum ignoscere (English: It is admirable to defeat your enemy, harsh to crush him, and a fine thing to forgive).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Asinus esuriens fustem negligit (English: The hungry donkey ignores a beating; from Adagia 2.7.48).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is In Domo Parva. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Omnis est rex in domo sua.
Each man is king in his own home.
I pursue heavenly things.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Pavo et Grus, a debate about beauty.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Leo Iratus et Puteus, the story of a lion who is his own worst enemy (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Freebookapalooza: Classics. Here is today's free book online: A Wonder Book by Nathaniel Hawthorne, which contains the stories of King Midas and of Perseus, among others. The illustration is by Walter Crane: