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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, April 21, 2020:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.

Highs are expected to rise into the low 80s by the middle of the week, peaking in the upper 80s on Friday.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1649 The Maryland Toleration Act is passed, allowing all people freedom of worship.
  • 1836 General Sam Houston defeats Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto. Texas wins independence from Mexico.
  • 1838 Birth of John Muir, naturalist.
  • 1862 Congress establishes the U.S. Mint.
  • 1865 Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train leaves Washington.
  • 1898 The Spanish-American War begins.
  • 1910 Mark Twain dies at the age of 75.
  • 1914 U.S. Marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico. They will stay six months.
  • 1916 Bill Carlisle, the infamous ‘last train robber,’ robs a train in Hanna, Wyoming.
  • 1943 President Franklin D. Roosevelt announces that several Doolittle pilots have been executed by Japanese.
  • 1966 Pfc. Milton Lee Olive is awarded the Medal of Honor, posthumously, for bravery during the Vietnam War.
  • 1995 Federal authorities arrest Timothy McVeigh in connection with the Oklahoma City bombing.