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Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, January 30, 2021:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Mostly sunny skies will follow through much of the new week, with highs in the 60s and lows in the upper 40s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1844 Richard Theodore Greener becomes the first African American to graduate from Harvard University.
  • 1862 The USS Monitor is launched at Greenpoint, Long Island.
  • 1882 Birth of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States.
  • 1885 Birth of John Henry Towers, American naval aviation pioneer.
  • 1901 Women Prohibitionists smash 12 saloons in Kansas.
  • 1912 Birth of Barbara Tuchman, U.S. historian (The Guns of August).
  • 1931 The United States awards civil government to the Virgin Islands.
  • 1936 Governor Harold Hoffman orders a new inquiry into the Lindbergh kidnapping.
  • 1953 President Dwight Eisenhower announces that he will pull the Seventh Fleet out of Formosa to permit the Nationalists to attack Communist China.
  • 1964 The Ranger spacecraft, equipped with six TV cameras, is launched to the moon from Cape Canaveral.
  • 1976 The U.S. Supreme Court bans spending limits in campaigns, equating funds with freedom of speech.
  • 1980 The first-ever Chinese Olympic team arrives in New York for the Winter Games at Lake Placid.