Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, June 21, 2019:

Today:

Scattered showers before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tonight:

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

High temperatures are expected to remain relatively pleasant in the 70s, with morning clouds followed by afternoon sun.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1667 The Peace of Breda ends the Second Anglo-Dutch War as the Dutch cede New Amsterdam to the English.
  • 1834 C. H. McCormick patents the first practical reaper.
  • 1862 Union and Confederate forces skirmish at the Chickahominy Creek.
  • 1863 In the second day of fighting, Confederate troops fail to dislodge a Union force at the Battle of LaFourche Crossing.
  • 1900 General Douglas MacArthur offers amnesty to Filipinos rebelling against American rule.
  • 1939 Baseball legend Lou Gehrig is forced to quit baseball because of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis–a disease which wastes muscles.
  • 1945 Japanese forces on Okinawa surrender to American troops.
  • 1948 Dr. Peter Goldmark demonstrates his “long-playing” record.
  • 1958 A federal judge allows Little Rock, Arkansas to delay school integration.
  • 1964 Three civil rights workers disappear in Meridian, Mississippi.
  • 1982 John Hinckley Jr. is found not guilty by reason of insanity for attempting to assassinate President Ronald Reagan.
  • 1995 The U.S. Senate votes against the nomination of Dr. Henry W. Foster for Surgeon General.