Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, November 13, 2017:
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s across the next week.
The article above is based on information released by the National Weather Service.
Courtesy of HistoryNet:
- 1835 Texas officially proclaims its independence from Mexico, and calls itself the Lone Star Republic, after its flag, until its admission to the Union in 1845.
- 1856 Birth of Louis Brandeis, the first Jew to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court.
- 1860 South Carolina’s legislature calls a special convention to discuss secession from the Union.
- 1878 New Mexico Governor Lew Wallace offers amnesty to many participants of the Lincoln County War, but not to gunfighter Billy the Kid.
- 1911 Birth of John Jordan “Buck” O’Neill, the first African-American coach in Major League Baseball; previously, he was a first baseman and a manager in the Negro League.
- 1914 The brassiere, invented by Caresse Crosby, is patented.
- 1927 New York’s Holland Tunnel officially opens for traffic.
- 1940 The U.S. Supreme Court rules in Hansberry v. Lee that African-Americans cannot be barred from white neighborhoods.
- 1942 Lt. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower flies to Algeria to conclude an agreement with French Admiral Jean Darlan.
- 1952 Harvard’s Paul Zoll becomes the first man to use electric shock to treat cardiac arrest.
- 1956 The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously strikes down two Alabama laws requiring racial segregation on public buses.
- 1969 Anti-war protesters stage a symbolic “March Against Death” in Washington, DC.
- 1982 The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, DC.
- 1989 Compact of Free Association: the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau—places US troops wrested from Japanese control in WWII—become sovereign nations, associated states of the United States.
- 2001 US President George W. Bush signs an executive order allowing military tribunals against foreigners suspected of connections to planned or actual terrorist acts against the US.