Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, February 6, 2020

Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, February 6, 2020:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 45. Calm wind.

Highs are forecast to moderate slightly, reaching into the low 70s by Saturday before returning to the 60s with a chance of showers early next week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1756 Birth of Aaron Burr, 3rd U.S. Vice President.
  • 1778 France recognizes the United States and signs a treaty of aid in Paris.
  • 1788 Massachusetts becomes the sixth state to ratify the Constitution.
  • 1862 The Battle of Fort Henry, Tenn., begins the Mississippi Valley campaign.
  • 1891 The Dalton Gang commits its first crime, a train robbery in Alila, Calif.
  • 1895 Birth of George Herman “Babe” Ruth, baseball player
  • 1899 The Spanish-American War ends.
  • 1900 President McKinley appoints W.H. Taft commissioner to report on the Philippines.
  • 1911 Birth of Ronald Reagan, film actor and 40th U.S. President (1981-1989).
  • 1916 Germany admits full liability for Lusitania incident and recognizes the United State’s right to claim indemnity.
  • 1922 The Washington Disarmament Conference comes to an end with signature of final treaty forbidding fortification of the Aleutian Islands for 14 years.
  • 1944 Kwajalein Island in the Central Pacific falls to U.S. Army troops.
  • 1945 MacArthur reports the fall of Manila, and the liberation of 5,000 prisoners.
  • 1963 The United States reports that all Soviet offensive arms are out of Cuba.
  • 1964 Cuba blocks the water supply to Guantanamo Naval Base in rebuke of the United State’s seizure of four Cuban fishing boats.
  • 1965 Seven U.S. GIs are killed in a Viet Cong raid on a base in Pleiku.
  • 1975 President Gerald Ford asks Congress for $497 million in aid to Cambodia.
  • 1982 Civil rights workers begin a march from Carrolton to Montgomery, Alabama.