Today is Friday, April 6, the 97th day of the year, Good Friday and New Beer's Eve, an unofficial holiday celebrating the end of Prohibition.
Events & Reminders
Friday in Middlebury: Sunny, with a high near 55. North wind between 10 and 14 mph.
Friday Night in Middlebury: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind between 7 and 11 mph.
Friday in Woodbury: Sunny, with a high near 55. North wind between 10 and 14 mph.
Friday Night in Woodbury: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind between 7 and 11 mph.
Today in History
1385: The poet Petrarch first sees his idealized love, Laura, in the church of Saint Clare in Avignon.
1808: John Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company, that would eventually make him America's first millionaire.
1896: In Athens, the opening of the first modern Olympic Games is celebrated, 1,500 years after the original games are banned by Roman Emperor Theodosius I.
1917: The U.S. declares war on Germany.
1973: The American League of Major League Baseball begins using the designated hitter.
Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.