Today is Monday, April 30, the 121st day of the year.
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Events & Reminders
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Monday in Middlebury: Sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming south between 4 and 7 mph.
Monday Night in Middlebury: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 44. South wind between 5 and 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday in Woodbury: Widespread frost before 9 a.m. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 64. North wind between 3 and 8 mph.
Monday Night in Woodbury: Showers likely, mainly after 2 a.m. Increasing clouds, with a low around 46. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Today in History
1006: Supernova SN 1006, the brightest supernova in recorded history, appears in the constellation Lupus.
1492: Spain gives Christopher Columbus his commission of exploration.
1789: On the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City, George Washington takes the oath of office to become the first elected President of the United States.
1803: The U.S. purchases the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million, more than doubling the size of the young nation.
1945: Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun commit suicide after being married for one day. Soviet soldiers raise the Victory Banner over the Reichstag Building.
2004: U.S. media release graphic photos of American soldiers abusing and sexually humiliating Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison.
Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.