Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, November 19, 2019:

Today:

A chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight:

Showers likely, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Temperatures are expected to remain in the upper 60s to low 70s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1620 The Pilgrims sight Cape Cod.
  • 1797 Birth of Sojourner Truth, abolitionist and women’s rights advocate.
  • 1831 Birth of James Garfield, 20th president of the United States.
  • 1861 Julia Ward Howe writes “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” while visiting Union troops near Washington.
  • 1863 Lincoln delivers the “Gettysburg Address” at the dedication of the National Cemetery at the site of the Battle of Gettysburg.
  • 1873 James Reed and two accomplices rob the Watt Grayson family of $30,000 in the Choctaw Nation.
  • 1911 New York receives first Marconi wireless transmission from Italy.
  • 1923 The Oklahoma State Senate ousts Governor Walton for anti-Ku Klux Klan measures.
  • 1969 Apollo 12 touches down on the moon.
  • 1973 New York stock market takes sharpest drop in 19 years.
  • 1976 Patty Hearst is released from prison on $1.5 million bail.
  • 1981 U.S. Steel agrees to pay $6.3 million for Marathon Oil.
  • 1985 In the largest civil verdict in US history, Pennzoil wins $10.53 billion judgement against Texaco.
  • 1985 US President Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, meet for the first time.
  • 1990 Pop duo Milli Vanilli are stripped of their Grammy Award after it is learned they did not sing on their award-winning Girl You Know Its True album.
  • 1998 US House of Representatives begins impeachment hearings against President Bill Clinton.