Three things to know today

1. The Territorial Cup for $20?
In 1899, the Territorial Cup, the sterling silver cup that goes to the victor of the Duel in the Desert each year, was purchased for $20. It was manufactured in Taunton, Mass., and is the NCAA’s oldest rivalry trophy.

2. Too cool for school?
When you see President Robert Shelton today, compliment him on his super-sweet new ‘do. He was seen using a switchblade comb on it Monday while snapping his fingers to a rendition of ‘West Side Story.’

3. We’re getting better, right?
On this day in 1970, the Environmental Protection Agency was established.