Today is Friday, September 28, the 272nd day of the year and Ask a Stupid Question Day (hence our subhead question above).
Sold: Oxford Property Transfers
Tag Sales: One in Oxford and Several in the Area
Q&A: With Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe owners on 90th anniversary
Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent.
Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8 p.m., then scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
Events & Reminders
- In honor of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, the Oxford Resident Trooper's Office will be collecting expired medications Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Dog Days of Oxford will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Oxford Center School
Today in History
- 1787: The newly completed U.S. Constitution is voted on by Congress to be sent to the state legislatures for approval.
- 1889: The first General Conference on Weights and Measures defines the length of a meter as the distance between two lines on a standard bar of an alloy of platinum with 10 percent iridium, measured at the melting point of ice.
- 1928: Sir Alexander Fleming notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory, discovering what later became known as penicillin.
- 2008: SpaceX launches the first private spacecraft, the Falcon 1, into orbit.
Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.