Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, April 28, 2021:
Sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Clear, with a low around 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Highs are expected to rise sharply, peaking in the low 90s on Friday before dropping again.
Courtesy of HistoryNet:
- 1635 Virginia Governor John Harvey is accused of treason and removed from office.
- 1758 Birth of James Monroe, fifth President of the United States (1817-1825).
- 1818 President James Monroe proclaims naval disarmament on the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain.
- 1856 Yokut Indians repel an attack on their land by 100 would-be Indian fighters in California.
- 1878 Birth of Lionel Barrymore, American stage, screen and radio actor.
- 1892 Birth of John Jacob Niles, American folk singer and folklorist.
- 1919 Les Irvin makes the first jump with an Army Air Corps parachute.
- 1930 Birth of James Baker III, Cabinet secretary for Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.
- 1930 The first organized night baseball game is played in Independence, Kansas.
- 1965 The U.S. Army and Marines invade the Dominican Republic.
- 1967 Muhammad Ali refuses induction into the U.S. Army and is stripped of his boxing title.