Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, November 14, 2019:

Today:

Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Temperatures are expected to rise again over the weekend, peaking on Sunday before dropping sharply by Tuesday.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1851 Herman Melville’s novel Moby Dick is published in New York.
  • 1882 Billy Clairborne, a survivor of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, loses his life in a shoot-out with Buckskin Frank Leslie.
  • 1900 Birth of Aaron Copeland, American composer whose works include Billy the Kidd, Appalachian Spring and Fanfare for the Common Man.
  • 1908 Albert Einstein presents his quantum theory of light.
  • 1910 Lieutenant Eugene Ely, U.S. Navy, becomes the first man to take off in an airplane from the deck of a ship. He flew from the ship Birmingham at Hampton Roads to Norfolk.
  • 1921 The Cherokee Indians ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review their claim to 1 million acres of land in Texas.
  • 1951 The United States and Yugoslavia sign a military aid pact.
  • 1960 New Orleans integrates two all-white schools.
  • 1960 President Dwight Eisenhower orders U.S. naval units into the Caribbean after Guatemala and Nicaragua charge Castro with starting uprisings.
  • 1961 President Kennedy increases the number of American advisors in Vietnam from 1,000 to 16,000.
  • 1965 The U.S. First Cavalry Division battles with the North Vietnamese Army in the Ia Drang Valley, the first ground combat for American troops.
  • 1968 Yale University announces its plan to go co-ed.