Welcome to Monday, Jan. 7, 2013! Here are some interesting tidbits about today.
- On this date in 1979, Vietnamese forces took the Cambodian capitol of Phnom Penh and overthrew the Khmer Rouge government.
- That just doesn't look safe: On Jan 7, 1990, the Leaning Tower of Pisa was deemed structurally unsafe and was closed to the public.
- Famous birthdays: American television host Katie Couric is 56; American actor Nicolas Cage is 49 and American actor Jeremy Renner is 42.
- The weather today will be sunny with a high temperature of 43 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The evening will be clear with a low temperature of 29.
- The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Hostage Rescue Team will conduct a training exercise from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the former D.C. Department of Corrections’ prison in Lorton.
Have an amazing day!