Southbury Daily Briefing: August 23

Everything you need to know to start your day.

Today is Thursday, August 23, the 236th day of the year.

Today's Top Headlines


Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Events & Reminders

  • Books, puzzles, games and coloring activities as well as special drinks for children and adults are offered during Family Fun Night at .

Today in History

  • 1996 – Osama bin Laden issues message entitled 'A declaration of war against the Americans occupying the land of the two holy places.'
  • 1970 – Organized by Mexican American union leader César Chávez, the Salad Bowl strike, the largest farm worker strike in U.S. history, begins.
  • 1927 – Sacco and Vanzetti are executed.
  • 1904 – The automobile tire chain is patented.

Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.


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