News 2 Know: Teen killed in crash identified, Houston's Lester Smith dies at 76 and more

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor

It's Thursday, and it's also National Pi Day. The day is in honor of the mathematical constant that represents the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, which comes out to 3.14. There's a bunch of numbers that follow it, but we'll just keep it simple.

The day has also become a day that is celebrated with pie. We've put together a list of places that are offering deals on pie on National Pi Day here.

On this day in 1931, the first theater was built for rear movie projection in New York City.

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