Today is Thursday, October 18, the 292nd day of the year.
Today's Top Headlines
Southbury Plan of Conservation and Development Finalized
A Guide for the Dalai Lama's Visit to WestConn
Echoes of September 11 Attacks in Libya
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 8 to 13 mph in the morning.
Events & Reminders
- Books, puzzles, games and coloring activities as well as special drinks for children and adults are offered during Family Fun Night at Starbucks Coffee.
Today in History
- 1968 – The U.S. Olympic Committee suspends Tommie Smith and John Carlos for giving a "black power" salute during a victory ceremony at the Mexico City games.
- 1964 – The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair closes for its first season after a six-month run.
- 1945 – The USSR's nuclear program receives plans for the United States plutonium bomb from Klaus Fuchs at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
- 1898 – United States takes possession of Puerto Rico.
Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.