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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, February 9, 2021:

Today:

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Tonight:

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

Temperatures are expected to remain at seasonable levels in the 60s, with mostly sunny skies and a slight chance of rain later in the week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1773 Birth of William Henry Harrison, ninth U.S. President and the first to die in office.
  • 1799 The USS Constellation captures the French frigate Insurgente off the West Indies.
  • 1825 The House of Representatives elects John Quincy Adams, sixth U.S. President.
  • 1861 Jefferson F. Davis is elected president of the Confederate States of America.
  • 1864 Union General George Armstrong Custer marries Elizabeth Bacon in their hometown of Monroe, Mich.
  • 1909 Birth of Dean Rusk, Secretary of State under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • 1922 The U.S. Congress establishes the World War Foreign Debt Commission.
  • 1951 Actress Greta Garbo gets U.S. citizenship.
  • 1964 The U.S. embassy in Moscow is stoned by Chinese and Vietnamese students.