Oxford Daily Briefing, April 2

Be prepared: it's going to be a windy day.

Today is Monday, April 2, the 93rd day of the year and World Autism Awareness Day.

Today's Headlines

Today's Weather 

Monday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 13 mph increasing to between 20 and 23 mph. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 28. North wind between 6 and 9 mph becoming calm. 

Events & Reminders

in Oxford is accepting applications for the fall term today. .

Today in History

1513: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León first sights land in what is now Florida.

1792: The Coinage Act is passed establishing the U.S. Mint.

1992: In New York, Mafia boss John Gotti is convicted of murder and racketeering and is later sentenced to life in prison.

2006: More than 60 tornadoes break out in the U.S.; hardest hit city is Tennessee, where 29 people were killed.

Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.


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