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Oxford Daily Briefing: Oct 3

All you need to know today in Oxford.

Today is Wednesday, October 3, the 277th day of the year.

Today's Headlines

  • Internal affairs investigation into fatal crash is underway at the Seymour Police Department
  • The state is looking at a big budget deficit
  • Blog: Oxford girl looks to fight epilepsy

Today's Weather 

Wednesday: Periods of rain or drizzle before noon, then a chance of showers, mainly between noon and 1 p.m. Areas of fog before 10 a.m. High near 77. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.

Wednesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 11 p.m. Areas of fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Events & Reminders

Today in History

  • 1789: George Washington makes the first Thanksgiving Day designated by the U.S. government.
  • 1863: The last Thursday in November is declared Thanksgiving Day by President Abraham Lincoln.
  • 1951: The "Shot Heard 'Round the World," one of the greatest moments in Major League Baseball history, occurs when the New York Giants' Bobby Thomson hits a game winning home run in the bottom of the ninth inning off Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca to win the National League pennant after being down 14 games.
  • 1964: The first Buffalo wings are made at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, NY.
  • 1995: O. J. Simpson is acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

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

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