Today is Tuesday, May 22, the 143rd day of the year and National Maritime Day.
Events & Reminders
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Tuesday in Middlebury: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
Tuesday Night in Middlebury: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m. then a slight chance of showers between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Tuesday in Woodbury: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind between 3 and 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night in Woodbury: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Today in History
334 BC: The Macedonian army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus.
1856: Congressman Preston Brooks of South Carolina beats Senator Charles Sumner with a cane in the hall of the U.S. Senate for a speech Sumner had made attacking Southerners who sympathized with pro-slavery violence in Kansas.
1906: The Wright brothers are granted U.S. patent number 821,393 for their "Flying-Machine."
1980: Namco releases the highly influential arcade game Pac-Man.
1990: Microsoft releases the Windows 3.0 operating system.
Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.