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Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, April 7, 2021:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Temperatures are expected to remain in the 70s, with patchy morning fog and lows in the mid-50s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1786 Birth of Sacagawea (also Sacajawea), American explorer.
  • 1789 The First U.S. Congress begins regular sessions at Federal Hall in New York City.
  • 1830 Joseph Smith and five others organize the Church of Latter-Day Saints in Seneca, New York.
  • 1862 Confederate forces attack General Ulysses S. Grant at Shiloh, Tennessee.
  • 1865 At the Battle of Sailer’s Creek, a third of Lee’s army is cut off by Union troops pursuing him to Appomattox.
  • 1909 Americans Robert Peary and Matthew Henson become the first men to reach the North Pole.
  • 1917 The United States declares war on Germany and enters World War I on Allied side.
  • 1924 Four planes leave Seattle on the first successful flight around the world.
  • 1938 The United States recognizes Nazi Germany’s conquest of Austria.
  • 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson authorizes the use of ground troops in combat operations.