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Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, May 30, 2020:

Today:

Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Light southwest wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Highs are forecast to remain in the mid-70s, with partly to mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1539 Hernando de Soto lands in Florida with 600 soldiers in search of gold.
  • 1783 The first American daily newspaper, The Pennsylvania Evening Post, begins publishing in Philadelphia.
  • 1848 William Young patents the ice cream freezer.
  • 1854 The Kansas-Nebraska Act repeals the Missouri Compromise.
  • 1862 Union General Henry Halleck enters Corinth, Mississippi.
  • 1867 Birth of Arthur Vining Davis, American industrialist.
  • 1868 Memorial Day begins when two women place flowers on both Confederate and Union graves.
  • 1889 The brassiere is invented.
  • 1908 Birth of Mel Blanc, American entertainer, vocal artist.
  • 1912 U.S. Marines are sent to Nicaragua to protect American interests.
  • 1921 The U.S. Navy transfers the Teapot Dome oil reserves to the Department of the Interior.
  • 1971 NASA launches Mariner 9, the first satellite to orbit Mars.