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Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, November 1, 2020:

Today:

Patchy dense fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Calm wind.

High temperatures are forecast to peak again on Thursday, followed by a sharp decline.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1765 The Stamp Act goes into effect in the British colonies.
  • 1861 Lieutenant General Winfield Scott, 50-year veteran and leader of the U.S. Army at the onset of the Civil War, retires. General George McClellan is appointed general-in-chief of the Union armies.
  • 1866 Wild woman of the west Myra Maybelle Shirley (Belle Starr) marries James C. Reed in Collins County, Texas.
  • 1869 Louis Riel seizes Fort Garry, Winnipeg, during the Red River Rebellion.
  • 1923 Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company buys the rights to manufacture Zeppelin dirigibles.
  • 1924 Legendary Oklahoma marshal Bill Tilghman, 71, is gunned down by a drunk in Cromwell, Oklahoma.
  • 1936 The Rodeo Cowboy’s Association is founded.
  • 1943 American troops invade Bougainville in the Solomon Islands.
  • 1945 John H. Johnson publishes the first issue of Ebony magazine.
  • 1950 Two members of a Puerto Rican nationalist movement attempt to assassinate President Harry S Truman.
  • 1967 The first issue of Rolling Stone hits the streets.
  • 1968 The Motion Picture Association of America officially introduces its rating system to indicate age-appropriateness of film content.
  • 1968 President Lyndon B. Johnson calls a halt to bombing in Vietnam, hoping this will lead to progress at the Paris peace talks.
  • 1973 Leon Jaworski appointed as new Watergate Special Prosecutor.
  • 1982 Honda opens a plant in Marysville, Ohio, becoming the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the US.