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Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, June 20, 2021

Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, June 20, 2021:

Today:

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 83. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

High temperatures are expected to remain fairly level in the upper 70s to low 80s until the end of the week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1793 Eli Whitney applies for a cotton gin patent.
  • 1858 Birth of Charles Chesnutt, African-American novelist.
  • 1863 President Abraham Lincoln admits West Virginia into the Union as the 35th state.
  • 1898 On the way to the Philippines to fight the Spanish, the U.S. Navy seizes the island of Guam.
  • 1901 Charlotte M. Manye of South Africa becomes the first native African to graduate from an American University.
  • 1920 Race riots in Chicago, Illinois leave two dead and many wounded.
  • 1924 Birth of Audie Murphy, American soldier during World War II, author and actor.
  • 1941 The U.S. Army Air Force is established, replacing the Army Air Corps.
  • 1955 The AFL and CIO agree to combine names for a merged group.
  • 1963 The United States and the Soviet Union agree to establish a hot line between Washington and Moscow.
  • 1964 General William Westmoreland succeeds General Paul Harkins as head of the U.S. forces in Vietnam.
  • 1967 Boxing champion Muhammad Ali is convicted of refusing induction into the American armed services.
  • 1972 President Richard Nixon names General Creighton Abrams as Chief of Staff of the United States Army.