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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, January 14, 2020:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

Highs are forecast to remain in the mid-60s, with lows in the mid-40s. Rain is likely Thursday.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1730 Birth of William Whipple, signatory of Declaration of Independence.
  • 1741 Birth of Benedict Arnold, American colonial General turned traitor.
  • 1864 Confederate President Jefferson Davis writes to General Joseph E. Johnson, observing that troops may need to be sent to Alabama or Mississippi.
  • 1911 The USS Arkansas, the largest U.S. battleship, is launched from the yards of the New York Shipbuilding Company.
  • 1916 British authorities seize German attaché Franz von Papen’s financial records confirming espionage activities in the U.S.
  • 1919 Birth of Andy Rooney, American humorist, author and television personality (60 Minutes).
  • 1942 President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders all aliens in the U.S. to register with the government.
  • 1943 Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Charles DeGaulle meet at Casablanca to discuss the direction of the war.
  • 1969 A blast on the U.S. carrier Enterprise in the Pacific results in 24 dead and 85 injured.
  • 2005 Huygens probe lands on Saturn’s moon Titan.