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Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, July 14, 2021:

Today:

Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Highs are expected to remain in low 80s for the rest of the week, with mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1798 The Sedition Act is passed by the U.S. Congress.
  • 1864 At Harrisburg, Mississippi, Federal troops under General Andrew Jackson Smith repulse an attack by General Nathan Bedford Forrest.
  • 1904 Birth of Isaac Singer, Polish-born American writer.
  • 1912 Birth of Woodrow Wilson “Woody” Guthrie, American folk singer.
  • 1913 Birth of Gerald Ford, 38th President of the United States (1974-1977).
  • 1938 Howard Hughes and crew set a new world record for an around-the-world flight.
  • 1945 American battleships and cruisers bombard the Japanese home islands for the first time.
  • 1951 The George Washington Carver National Monument in Joplin, Missouri becomes the first national park honoring an African American.
  • 1964 The United States sends 600 more troops to Vietnam.