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Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, January 27, 2020:

Today:

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

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Calm wind.

Highs are forecast to rise, reaching the low 80s by the coming weekend.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1825 Congress approves Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the “Trail of Tears.”
  • 1850 Birth of Samuel Gompers, first President of American Federation of Labor.
  • 1862 President Abraham Lincoln issues General War Order No. 1, setting in motion the Union armies.
  • 1900 Birth of Hyman Rickover, American admiral who is considered the “Father of the Atomic Submarine.”
  • 1916 President Woodrow Wilson opens preparedness program.
  • 1939 President Franklin D. Roosevelt approves the sale of U.S. war planes to France.
  • 1941 The United States and Great Britain begin high-level military talks in Washington.
  • 1943 The first U.S. raids on the Reich blast Wilhelmshaven base and Emden.
  • 1959 NASA selects 110 candidates for the first U.S. space flight.
  • 1967 Three astronauts are killed in a flash fire that engulfed their Apollo 1 spacecraft.
  • 1973 A cease fire in Vietnam is called as the Paris peace accords are signed by the United States and North Vietnam.
  • 1978 The State Supreme Court rules that Nazis can display the Swastika in a march in Skokie, Illinois.