Today is Friday, August 31, the 244th day of the year.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Events & Reminders
- American flags are at to honor Neil Armstrong
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Today in History
- 1803: Lewis and Clark start their expedition to the west by leaving Pittsburgh, PA at 11 a.m.
- 1897: Thomas Edison patents the Kinetoscope, the first movie projector.
- 1920: The first radio news program is broadcast by 8MK in Detroit, MI.
- 1997: Diana, Princess of Wales, her companion Dodi Al-Fayed and driver Henri Paul die in a car crash in Paris.
- 2006: Stolen on August 22, 2004, Edvard Munch's famous painting The Scream is recovered in a raid by Norwegian police.
Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.