Today is Tuesday, October 2, the 276th day of the year and International Day of Non-Violence in honor of Mohandas Gandhi's birthday.
- Babe Ruth 13-to-15-year-olds go pink for breast cancer awareness
- Oxford secures grants for pavillion and arts
- Blog: Parks and Rec offers Oxford Day at Quassy
Tuesday: A chance of light rain, mainly after 10 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.
Tuesday Night: A chance of rain or drizzle. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.
Events & Reminders
- Nearby: The Brookfield Library is hosting a panel discussion on "Why Women's Health Matters" tonight at 7:30 p.m. The panel will be preceded by a keynote speach from former Gov. Jodi Rell. Click here for details.
- The Oxford Public Library will host all ages storytime today at 10 a.m.
Today in History
- 1919: President Woodrow Wilson suffers a massive stroke, leaving him partially paralyzed.
- 1925: John Logie Baird performs the first test of a working television system.
- 1950: Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts is published for the first time.
- 1959: The Twilight Zone premieres on CBS.
- 1967: Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court.
Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.