Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, April 6, 2019:

Today:

A slight chance of showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight:

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

High temperatures are expected to remain in the 60s to low 70s for the remainder of the week, before spiking into the upper 80s in the new week, moderating around midweek.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1786 Born: Sacagawea (also Sacajawea), American explorer.
  • 1789 The First U.S. Congress begins regular sessions at Federal Hall in New York City.
  • 1830 Joseph Smith and five others organize the Church of Latter-Day Saints in Seneca, New York.
  • 1862 Confederate forces attack General Ulysses S. Grant at Shiloh, Tennessee.
  • 1865 At the Battle of Sailer’s Creek, a third of Lee’s army is cut off by Union troops pursuing him to Appomattox.
  • 1866 Born: Lincoln Joseph Steffens, journalist.
  • 1905 Born: W. Warrick Cardozo, physician, researcher of Sickle Cell Anemia.
  • 1909 Americans Robert Peary and Matthew Henson become the first men to reach the North Pole.
  • 1917 The United States declares war on Germany and enters World War I on Allied side.
  • 1924 Four planes leave Seattle on the first successful flight around the world.
  • 1927 Born: Gerry Mulligan, jazz saxophonist.
  • 1928 Born: James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA.
  • 1929 Born: Andre Previn, pianist and conductor.
  • 1937 Born: Merle Haggard, American country musician.
  • 1938 The United States recognizes Nazi Germany’s conquest of Austria.
  • 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson authorizes the use of ground troops in combat operations.