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Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, June 6, 2021

Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, June 6, 2021:

Today:

Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tonight:

Patchy drizzle after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Highs are expected to drop into the lower 70s before rising again in the back half of the coming week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1755 Birth of Nathan Hale, American revolutionary.
  • 1756 Birth of John Trumbull, American painter.
  • 1813 The United States invasion of Canada is halted at Stony Creek, Ontario.
  • 1862 The city of Memphis surrenders to the Union navy after an intense naval engagement on the Mississippi River.
  • 1865 Confederate raider William Quantrill dies from a wound received while escaping a Union patrol near Taylorsville, Kentucky.
  • 1918 U.S. Marines enter combat at the Battle of Belleau Wood.
  • 1924 The German Reichstag accepts the Dawes Plan, an American plan to help Germany pay off its war debts.
  • 1930 Frozen foods are sold commercially for the first time.
  • 1934 President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Securities Exchange Act, establishing the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • 1934 Birth of Bill Moyers, American broadcast journalist, press secretary to President Lyndon Johnson.
  • 1941 The U.S. government authorizes the seizure of foreign ships in U.S. ports.
  • 1944 D-Day: Operation Overlord lands 400,000 Allied American, British, and Canadian troops on the beaches of Normandy in German-occupied France.
  • 1966 African American James Meredith is shot and wounded while on a solo march in Mississippi to promote voter registration among blacks.