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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, November 24, 2020:

Today:

Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 49. Calm wind.

Highs are to expected to rise into the mid-upper 70s over the weekend.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1784 Birth of Zachary Taylor, general during the Mexican War, 12th President of the United States.
  • 1863 In the Battle Above the Clouds, Union Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker’s forces take Lookout Mountain, near Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • 1864 Kit Carson and his 1st Cavalry, New Mexico Volunteers, attack a camp of Kiowa Indians in the First Battle of Adobe Walls.
  • 1874 Joseph Glidden receives a patent for barbed wire.
  • 1902 The first Congress of Professional Photographers convenes in Paris.
  • 1944 American B-29s flying from Saipan bomb Tokyo.
  • 1961 The United Nations adopts bans on nuclear arms over American protests.
  • 1963 Jack Ruby fatally shoots the accused assassin of President Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald, in the garage of the Dallas Police Department.
  • 1979 The United States admits that thousands of troops in Vietnam were exposed to the toxic Agent Orange.
  • 1992 US Congress passes the Brady Bill requiring a 5-day waiting period for handgun sales; the bill is named for Pres. Ronald Reagan’s press secretary who was left partially paralyzed by a bullet during an assassination attempt on Reagan.