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Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, December 10, 2020:

Today:

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Highs are forecast to rise back into the 70s, with mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1763 The Treaty of Paris ends the French-Indian War. France gives up all her territories in the New World except New Orleans and a few scattered islands.
  • 1846 Led by religious leader Brigham Young, the first Mormons begin a long westward exodus from Nauvoo, Il., to Utah.
  • 1863 P.T. Barnum’s star midgets, Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren, are married.
  • 1915 President Wilson blasts the British for using the U.S. flag on merchant ships to deceive the Germans.
  • 1942 The war halts civilian car production at Ford.
  • 1945 B-29s hit the Tokyo area.
  • 1955 Bell Aircraft displays a fixed-wing vertical takeoff plane.
  • 1960 Adolph Coors, the beer brewer, is kidnapped in Golden, Colo.
  • 1966 Protester David Miller is convicted of burning his draft card.
  • 1979 The Metropolitan Museum announces the first major theft in its 110-year history, $150,000 Greek marble head.