Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, June 9, 2019:

Today:

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 79. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south in the evening.

Morning clouds followed by mostly sunny skies, with high temperatures rising to the low 80s through the first half of the week before dropping back into the 70s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1861 Mary Ann “Mother” Bickerdyke begins working in Union hospitals.
  • 1863 At the Battle of Brandy Station in Virginia, Union and Confederate cavalries clash in the largest cavalry battle of the Civil War.
  • 1891 Birth of Cole Porter, American composer and lyricist.
  • 1915 Birth of Les Paul, American guitarist and electric guitar innovator.
  • 1916 Birth of Robert S. McNamara, U.S. Secretary of Defense under presidents John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson.
  • 1942 The Japanese high command announces that “The Midway Occupation operations have been temporarily postponed.”
  • 1945 Japanese Premier Kantaro Suzuki declares that Japan will fight to the last rather than accept unconditional surrender.
  • 1954 At the Army-McCarthy hearings, attorney Joseph Welch asks Senator Joseph McCarthy “Have you no sense of decency?”
  • 1959 The first ballistic missile-carrying submarine, the USS George Washington, is launched.
  • 1972 American advisor John Paul Vann is killed in a helicopter accident in Vietnam.
  • 1986 NASA publishes a report on the Challenger accident.