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Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, March 14, 2019:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

Temperatures are expected to rise well above average, reaching the upper 70s by the end of the week, coupled with sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1629 A Royal charter is granted to the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • 1743 First American town meeting is held at Boston’s Faneuil Hall.
  • 1794 Inventor Eli Whitney receives a patent for his cotton gin.
  • 1864 Birth of Casey Jones, railroad engineer.
  • 1879 Birth of Albert Einstein, German-born mathematician best known for his theories on relativity.
  • 1900 United States currency goes on the gold standard.
  • 1903 The Senate ratifies the Hay-Herran Treaty, guaranteeing the United States the right to build a canal in Panama.
  • 1923 President Warren G. Harding becomes the first U.S. President to file an income tax report.
  • 1934 Birth of Eugene Cernan, American astronaut, the last man on the moon.
  • 1947 The United States signs a 99-year lease on naval bases in the Philippines.
  • 1964 A Dallas jury finds Jack Ruby guilty of the murder of assassin Lee Harvey Oswald.
  • 1967 John F. Kennedy’s body is moved from a temporary grave to a permanent one in Arlington Cemetery.