Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, November 14, 2017:
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 56. 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:
- 1765 Robert Fulton, American engineer who invented the first steamboat.
- 1851 Herman Melville’s novel Moby Dick is published in New York.
- 1882 Billy Clairborne, a survivor of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, loses his life in a shoot-out with Buckskin Frank Leslie.
- 1900 Birth of Aaron Copeland, American composer whose works include Billy the Kidd, Appalachian Spring and Fanfare for the Common Man.
- 1908 Albert Einstein presents his quantum theory of light.
- 1910 Lieutenant Eugene Ely, U.S. Navy, becomes the first man to take off in an airplane from the deck of a ship. He flew from the ship Birmingham at Hampton Roads to Norfolk.
- 1921 The Cherokee Indians ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review their claim to 1 million acres of land in Texas.
- 1951 The United States and Yugoslavia sign a military aid pact.
- 1960 New Orleans integrates two all-white schools.
- 1960 President Dwight Eisenhower orders U.S. naval units into the Caribbean after Guatemala and Nicaragua charge Castro with starting uprisings.
- 1961 President John Kennedy increases the number of American advisors in Vietnam from 1,000 to 16,000.
- 1965 The U.S. First Cavalry Division battles with the North Vietnamese Army in the Ia Drang Valley, the first ground combat for American troops.
- 1968 Yale University announces its plan to go co-ed.
- 1969 The United States launches Apollo 12, the second mission to the Moon, from Cape Kennedy.
- 1979 US President Jimmy Carter freezes all Iranian assets in the United States in response to Iranian militants holding more than 50 Americans hostage.
- 1984 The Space Shuttle Discovery‘s crew rescues a second satellite.
- 1995 A budget standoff between Democrats and Republicans in the US Congress forces temporary closure of national parks and museums; federal agencies are forced to operate with skeleton staff.
- 2008 The first G-20 economic summit convenes, in Washington, DC.