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Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, March 3, 2021:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 48. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Highs are expected to remain at seasonable levels in the 60s aside from a brief peak on Friday.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1634 Samuel Cole opens the first tavern in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • 1747 Birth of Casimir Pulaski, American Revolutionary War general.
  • 1766 The British Parliament repeals the Stamp Act, the cause of bitter and violent opposition in the colonies
  • 1789 The first Congress of the United States meets in New York and declares that the Constitution is in effect.
  • 1791 Vermont is admitted as the 14th state. It is the first addition to the original 13 colonies.
  • 1793 George Washington is inaugurated as President for the second time.
  • 1797 Vice-President John Adams, elected President on December 7, to replace George Washington, is sworn in.
  • 1801 Thomas Jefferson becomes the first President to be inaugurated in Washington, D.C.
  • 1861 The Confederate States of America adopt the “Stars and Bars” flag.
  • 1901 William McKinley is inaugurated president for the second time. Theodore Roosevelt is inaugurated as vice president.
  • 1908 The New York board of education bans the act of whipping students in school.
  • 1921 Warren G. Harding is sworn in as America’s 29th President.
  • 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated to his first term as president in Washington, D.C.
  • 1944 Berlin is bombed by the American forces for the first time.
  • 1987 President Reagan takes full responsibility for the Iran-Contra affair in a national address.