It's Tuesday, December 13, the 347th day of the year.
Today's Top Headlines
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming north between 5 and 8 mph.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind between 3 and 5 mph.
Events & Reminders
- The new Oxford Board of Education will meet tonight for the first time (see agenda attached)
Today in History
1545: Council of Trent.
1577: Sir Francis Drake sets out from Plymouth, England on his round-the-world voyage.
1636: The Massachusetts Bay Colony organizes three militia regiments to defend the colony against the Pequot Indians. This organization is recognized today as the founding of the U.S. National Guard.
2003: Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is captured near his home town of Tikrit.
2006: The Baiji, or Chinese River Dolphin, is announced as extinct.
Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.