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Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, October 10, 2020:

Today:

Patchy drizzle before 11am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.

High temperatures are expected to remain mild for the remainder of the week before rising sharply into the upper 80s to 90s next week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1845 The U.S. Naval Academy is founded at Annapolis, Md.
  • 1863 The first telegraph line to Denver is completed.
  • 1877 Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer is buried at West Point in New York.
  • 1900 Birth of Helen Hayes, American actress.
  • 1933 At Rio de Janeiro, nations of the Western Hemisphere sign a non-aggression and conciliation treaty. President Roosevelt adopts a “good neighbor” policy toward Latin America and announces a policy of nonintervention in Latin American affairs at the December 7th International American Conference at Montevideo, Uruguay.
  • 1953 The Mutual Defense Treaty between the US and South Korea signed.
  • 1966 U.S. Forces launch Operation Robin, in Hoa Province south of Saigon in South Vietnam, to provide road security between villages.
  • 1971 The London Bridge, built in 1831 and dismantled in 1967, reopens in Lake Havusu City, Arizona, after being sold to Robert P. McCulloch and moved to the United States.
  • 1973 Spiro Agnew resigns the vice presidency amid accusations of income tax evasion. President Richard Nixon names Gerald Ford as the new vice president. Agnew is later convicted and sentenced to three years probation and fined $10,000.
  • 1985 An Egyptian plane carrying hijackers of the Achille Lauro cruise ship is intercepted by US Navy F-14s and forced to land at a NATO base in Sicily.