Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, July 12, 2021:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Highs are expected to remain in low 80s for the rest of the week, with mostly sunny skies.
Courtesy of HistoryNet:
- 1817 Birth of Henry David Thoreau, essayist, naturalist and poet (Walden).
- 1854 Birth of George Eastman, photography pioneer.
- 1895 Birth of R. Buckminster Fuller, architect and engineer.
- 1917 Birth of Andrew Wyeth, American painter.
- 1954 President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposes a highway modernization program, with costs to be shared by federal and state governments.
- 1957 The U.S. surgeon general, Leroy E. Burney, reports that there is a direct link between smoking and lung cancer.
- 1974 G. Gordon Liddy, John Ehrlichman and two others are convicted of conspiracy and perjury in connection with the Watergate scandal.
- 1984 Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale chooses Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate.