Today is Friday, March 30, the 90th day of the year and National Doctors' Day.
Today's Top Headlines
- Oxford-based social media marketing company Talking Finger offers tips on Facebook timeline.
- Statewide: Major League Baseball pitcher Carl Pavano, a Southington, Conn., native, .
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Northwest wind between 8 and 10 mph.
Friday Night: A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind between 3 and 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.
Events & Reminders
- at at 7:30 p.m.
Today in History
1867: Alaska is purchased from Russia for $7.2 million, about 2 cents/acre, by U.S. Secretary of State William Seward.
1949: A riot breaks out in Austurvöllur square in Reykjavík when Iceland joins NATO.
1972: The Easter Offensive begins after North Vietnamese forces cross into the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of South Vietnam.
1981: President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John Hinckley, Jr.
Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.