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Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, July 27, 2019:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 86. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

High temperatures are expected to gradually drop back into the mid to lower 80s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1586 Sir Walter Raleigh returns to England from Virginia.
  • 1663 The British Parliament passes a second Navigation Act, requiring all goods bound for the colonies be sent in British ships from British ports.
  • 1777 The Marquis of Lafayette arrives in New England to help fight the British.
  • 1861 President Abraham Lincoln replaces General Irwin McDowell with General George B. McClellen as head of the Army of the Potomac.
  • 1905 The International Workers of the World found their labor organization in Chicago.
  • 1909 Orville Wright sets a world record for staying aloft in an airplane–one hour, 12 minutes and 40 seconds.
  • 1944 U.S. troops complete the liberation of Guam.
  • 1953 Representatives of the United Nations, Korea and China sign an armistice at Panmunjom, Korea.
  • 1964 President Lyndon Johnson sends an additional 5,000 advisers to South Vietnam.
  • 1981 William Wyler, director of Ben Hur, dies.