Today is Friday, August 31, the 244th day of the year.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Events & Reminders
- Tonight's Concert in the Park features Dan's Garage, a classic 60s rock band. .
- There is a multi-family tag sale on Crestview Drive starting at 8 a.m. Saturday. or find more area tag sales at the article linked to above.
- is hosting their first annual Blues and BBQ party on Sunday at 12 p.m. featuring blues by Johnny Tripp, pulled pork sandwiches, pizza and homemade sangria. .
Today in History
- 1803: Lewis and Clark start their expedition to the west by leaving Pittsburgh, PA at 11 a.m.
- 1897: Thomas Edison patents the Kinetoscope, the first movie projector.
- 1920: The first radio news program is broadcast by 8MK in Detroit, MI.
- 1997: Diana, Princess of Wales, her companion Dodi Al-Fayed and driver Henri Paul die in a car crash in Paris.
- 2006: Stolen on August 22, 2004, Edvard Munch's famous painting The Scream is recovered in a raid by Norwegian police.
Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.