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Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, January 31, 2021:

Today:

Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

Tonight:

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind.

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:

  • 1620 Virginia colony leaders write to the Virginia Company in England, asking for more orphaned apprentices for employment.
  • 1734 Birth of Robert Morris, signatory of the Declaration of Independence.
  • 1835 A man with two pistols misfires at President Andrew Jackson at the White House.
  • 1865 House of Representatives approves a constitutional amendment abolishing slavery.
  • 1916 President Woodrow Wilson refuses the compromise on Lusitania reparations.
  • 1919 Birth of Jackie Robinson, first African-American baseball player in the modern major leagues.
  • 1944 U.S. troops under Vice Adm. Spruance land on Kwajalien atoll in the Marshall Islands.
  • 1966 U.S. planes resume bombing of North Vietnam after a 37-day pause.
  • 1976 Ernesto Miranda, famous from the Supreme Court ruling on Miranda vs. Arizona, is stabbed to death.