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Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, May 27, 2021

Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, May 27, 2021:

Today:

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 72. Light southeast wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Highs are forecast to remain in the 70s for the coming week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1647 Achsah Young becomes the first woman known to be executed as a witch in Massachusetts.
  • 1668 Three colonists are expelled from Massachusetts for being Baptists.
  • 1794 Birth of Cornelius Vanderbilt, American industrialist and philanthropist.
  • 1813 Americans capture Fort George, Canada.
  • 1819 Birth of Julia Ward Howe, writer of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic.”
  • 1837 Birth of Wild Bill [James Butler] Hickok, American frontiersman and lawman.
  • 1907 The Bubonic Plague breaks out in San Francisco.
  • 1907 Birth of Rachel Carson, biologist and writer (Silent Spring, The Sea Around Us).
  • 1911 Birth of Vincent Price, actor and horror film icon.
  • 1911 Birth of Hubert Humphrey, U.S. politician.
  • 1919 A U.S. Navy seaplane completes the first transatlantic flight.
  • 1923 Birth of Henry Kissinger, Secretary of State under President Richard Nixon.
  • 1929 Colonel Charles Lindbergh marries Anne Spencer Morrow.
  • 1935 The Supreme Court declares President Franklin Roosevelt’s National Recovery Act unconstitutional.
  • 1937 San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opens.
  • 1944 American General Douglas MacArthur lands on Biak Island in New Guinea.
  • 1969 Construction begins on Walt Disney World in Florida.
  • 1972 President Richard M. Nixon and Soviet Communist Party chief Leonid Brezhnev sign an arms reduction agreement.