Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, June 16, 2021:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest in the evening.
Highs are forecast to drop gradually over the course of the week, with morning clouds returning around the end of the week.
Excessive Heat Watch in effect from June 15, 10:00 AM PDT until June 17, 09:00 PM PDT
Courtesy of HistoryNet:
- 1858 Abraham Lincoln, in accepting the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Illinois, declares that, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”
- 1864 The siege of Petersburg and Richmond begins after a moonlight skirmish.
- 1890 Birth of Stan Laurel, British-born entertainer, partner of Oliver Hardy.
- 1910 The first Father’s Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington.
- 1935 President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal legislation is passed by the House of Representatives.
- 1952 Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl is published in the United States.
- 1955 The U.S. House of Representatives votes to extend Selective Service until 1959.
- 1971 An El Greco sketch, “The Immaculate Conception,” stolen in Spain 35 years earlier, is recovered in New York City by the FBI.