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Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, September 5, 2021

Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, September 5, 2021:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 91. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tonight:

Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Highs are expected to moderate to the mid-80s over the course of the week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1664 After days of negotiation, the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam surrenders to the British, who will rename it New York.
  • 1804 US Navy lieutenant Richard Somers and members of his crew are buried at Tripoli; they died when USS Intrepid exploded while entering Tripoli harbor on a mission to destroy the enemy fleet there during the First Barbary War.
  • 1842 Birth of Jesse James, legendary outlaw of the American West.
  • 1859 Harriot E. Wilson’s Our Nig, is published, the first U.S. novel by an African American woman.
  • 1867 The first shipment of cattle leaves Abilene, Kansas, on a Union Pacific train headed to Chicago.
  • 1877 The great Sioux warrior Crazy Horse is fatally bayoneted at age 36 by a soldier at Fort Robinson, Nebraska.
  • 1878 Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, Bill Tilghman and Clay Allison, four of the West’s most famous gunmen, meet in Dodge City, Kansas.
  • 1897 Birth of A.C. Nielsen, founder of the Nielsen Ratings.
  • 1912 Birth of Franklin “Frank” Thomas, one of the “Nine Old Men” among Walt Disney’s team of animators.
  • 1929 Birth of Bob Newhart, deadpan standup comedian and TV actor (The Bob Newhart Show).
  • 1934 Birth of Carol Lawrence, actress and singer (Maria in Broadway version of West Side Story).
  • 1958 Martin Luther King Jr. is arrested in an Alabama protest for loitering and fined $14 for refusing to obey police.
  • 1969 Charges are brought against US lieutenant William Calley in the March 1968 My Lai Massacre during Vietnam War.
  • 1975 President Gerald Ford evades an assassination attempt in Sacramento, California.
  • 1977 Voyager 1 space probe launched.
  • 1984 Space Shuttle Discovery lands afters its maiden voyage.
  • 1996 Hurricane Fran comes ashore near Cape Fear, No. Car. It will kill 27 people and cause more than $3 billion in damage.