Today in Minot | Feb 29, 2024

Today is Thursday, February 29th. The sun will rise on the 71st day of winter, and the 60th day of the year at 7:26 AM. We will see 11 hours 3 minutes of daylight before it sets at 6:29 PM.

The temperature is 10 degrees. The wind is 7 mph out of the East. With wind and humidity factored, it feels like -1 degrees. Today, we are expecting mostly sunny and cool weather. The temperature will reach a high of 51°F with winds 5-10 mph out of the Southwest.

On This Day

On this day in 1940, Hattie McDaniel became the first African American to win an Academy Award for her role in “Gone with the Wind.” Her historic win marked a significant milestone in the representation of African American actors in Hollywood.

Born & Died: Ja Rule, (Born, 1976) Rapper, singer, and actor, Dinah Shore, (Born, 1916) American singer, actress, and television personality, Pope Paul III, (Died, 1549) Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, Antonio Vivaldi, (Died, 1741) Italian Baroque composer, Cam Ward, (Born, 1984) Canadian ice hockey goaltender

Today is: National Time Refund Day,World Spay Day,National Leap Day,National Toast Day,Rare Disease Day USA

Upcoming Fun

Severio Mancieri @BlueRider | Friday, March 1st, LADAMA – World Fest Concert @MinotArts | Saturday, March 2nd, Frosty Frolf Tournament @PolarisPark @MinotParks | Saturday, March 2nd

SavorMinot’s guest writer for today is Roman dictator Julius Caesar . Read and grade the results here.

Today’s Happenings!

Nacho Average Thursday @BlueRider

Nacho Average Thursday

Hot Lunch Specials! @BigDogSaloon

Hot Lunch Specials!

Lunch Specials @SchatzCrossroads

Lunch Specials

Happy Hour with a View! @1685

Happy Hour with a View!

Mojo Caribbean Pork (February Sandwich Feature) @MagicCityHoagies

Mojo Caribbean Pork (February Sandwich Feature)

Free Used Books! @MainStreetBooks

Free Used Books!

Downtown Skating & Curling! (February Schedule) @CitzensAlley

Downtown Skating & Curling! (February Schedule)

Soup Specials! @SchatzCrossroads

Soup Specials!

Pizza Sandwich Week! (And More) @PrairieSkyBreads

Pizza Sandwich Week! (And More)

Muffelatta Pizza (Our February Feature) @Arny’s

Muffelatta Pizza (Our February Feature)

Winter Sale (30%-50% Off) @Artmain

Winter Sale (30%-50% Off)

Vinyl Thursdays! @BudgetMusic

Vinyl Thursdays!

Smoked Salmon Board (Featured Tapa) @OTV

Smoked Salmon Board (Featured Tapa)

It Was Her Idea @BlueRider

It Was Her Idea

The Variety Show & Dinner @HeritageSingers

The Variety Show & Dinner

Stave & Steel Cabernet (February Feature) @OTV

Stave & Steel Cabernet (February Feature)

Custom Framing Sale @Artmain

Custom Framing Sale

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