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Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, May 27, 2019:

Today:

Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

Morning clouds followed by mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 70s are expected for the coming week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1647 Achsah Young becomes the first woman known to be executed as a witch in Massachusetts.
  • 1668 Three colonists are expelled from Massachusetts for being Baptists.
  • 1794 Birth of Cornelius Vanderbilt, American industrialist and philanthropist.
  • 1819 Birth of Julia Ward Howe, writer of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic.”
  • 1813 Americans capture Fort George, Canada.
  • 1837 Birth of Wild Bill [James Butler] Hickok, American frontiersman and lawman.
  • 1907 The Bubonic Plague breaks out in San Francisco.
  • 1911 Birth of Hubert Humphrey, U.S. politician.
  • 1919 A U.S. Navy seaplane completes the first transatlantic flight.
  • 1929 Colonel Charles Lindbergh marries Anne Spencer Morrow.
  • 1935 The Supreme Court declares President Franklin Roosevelt’s National Recovery Act unconstitutional.
  • 1937 San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opens.
  • 1944 American General Douglas MacArthur lands on Biak Island in New Guinea.
  • 1969 Construction begins on Walt Disney World in Florida.
  • 1972 President Richard M. Nixon and Soviet Communist Party chief Leonid Brezhnev sign an arms reduction agreement.