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Five Things to Know About Jan. 4

Will you make history today?

Welcome to Friday, Jan. 4, 2013! Here are some interesting things about today's date that may impress you, your friends and colleagues. 

  1. On this day in 1847, Samuel Colt sold his first revolver to the U.S. government. 
  2. California Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi was elected the first female speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 4, 2007.
  3. Famous Birthdays: American actress Dyan Cannon is 76; American author
    Doris Kearns Goodwin is 70 and British actress Julia Ormond is 48. 
  4. Wear you thermals today! The weather will be sunny with a high temperature of 41 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The evening will be clear and cold, with a low temp of 24. 
  5. All this weekend you can see Agatha Christie's "The Unexpected Guest" at the Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre. Why go? Everyone likes a murder mystery, especially when dinner is involved. 

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