Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, November 9, 2020:
Sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.
High temperatures are forecast to remain in the 60s, with sunny skies, until the end of the week.
Courtesy of HistoryNet:
- 1853 Birth of Stanford White, architect whose designs include Madison Square Garden and Washington Arch.
- 1906 President Theodore Roosevelt leaves Washington, D.C., for a 17-day trip to Panama and Puerto Rico, becoming the first president to make an official visit outside of the United States.
- 1918 Birth of Spiro Agnew, vice president to Richard Nixon.
- 1965 Roger Allen LaPorte, a 22-year-old former seminarian and a member of the Catholic worker movement, immolates himself at the United Nations in New York City in protest of the Vietnam War.
- 1965 Nine Northeastern states and parts of Canada go dark in the worst power failure in history, when a switch at a station near Niagara Falls fails.
- 1967 NASA launches Apollo 4 into orbit with the first successful test of a Saturn V rocket.
- 1998 Largest civil settlement in US history: 37 brokerage houses are ordered to pay $1.3 billion to NASDAQ investors to compensate for price fixing.