Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, May 29, 2019:

Today:

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.

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

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1721 South Carolina is formally incorporated as a royal colony of England.
  • 1736 Birth of Patrick Henry, American revolutionary and governor of Virginia.
  • 1790 Rhode Island becomes the last of the original thirteen colonies to ratify the Constitution.
  • 1848 Wisconsin becomes the thirtieth state.
  • 1849 A patent for lifting vessels is granted to Abraham Lincoln.
  • 1862 Confederate general P.G.T. Beauregard retreats to Tupelo, Mississippi.
  • 1903 Birth of Bob Hope, comedian and actor.
  • 1911 The Indianapolis 500 is run for the first time.
  • 1916 U.S. forces invade the Dominican Republic.
  • 1917 Birth of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (1961-1963).
  • 1922 The U.S. Supreme Court rules organized baseball is a sport not subject to antitrust laws.
  • 1955 Birth of John Hinckley Jr., attempted assassin of President Ronald Reagan.
  • 1974 President Richard Nixon agrees to turn over 1,200 pages of edited Watergate transcripts.