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Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, May 31, 2020:

Today:

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Highs are forecast to remain in the mid-70s to low 80s, with partly to mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1819 Birth of Walt Whitman, American poet.
  • 1862 At the Battle of Fair Oaks, Union General George B. McClellan defeats Confederates outside of Richmond.
  • 1879 New York’s Madison Square Garden opens its doors for the first time.
  • 1889 Johnstown, Pennsylvania is destroyed by a massive flood.
  • 1894 Birth of Fred Allen [John Florence Sullivan], American comedian.
  • 1898 Birth of Norman Vincent Peale, American religious leader.
  • 1900 U.S. troops arrive in Peking to help put down the Boxer Rebellion.
  • 1909 The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) holds its first conference.
  • 1913 The 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, providing for direct election of senators, is ratified.
  • 1928 The first flight over the Pacific takes off from Oakland.
  • 1955 The Supreme Court orders that states must end racial segregation “with all deliberate speed.”
  • 1988 President Ronald Reagan arrives in Moscow, the first American president to do so in 14 years.