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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, November 2, 2021:

Today:

Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

High temperatures are forecast to remain fairly level in the lower 70s until the end of the week, when highs are expected to warm to the upper 70s-low 80s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1734 Birth of Daniel Boone, American frontiersman and explorer.
  • 1772 The first Committees of Correspondence are formed in Massachusetts under Samuel Adams.
  • 1795 Birth of James Polk, 11th president of the United States (1845-49).
  • 1865 Birth of Warren G. Harding, 29th president of the United States (1921-23).
  • 1869 Sheriff Wild Bill Hickok loses his re-election bid in Ellis County, Kan.
  • 1880 James A. Garfield is elected the 20th president of the United States.
  • 1882 Newly elected John Poe replaces Pat Garrett as sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico Territory.
  • 1889 North Dakota is made the 39th state.
  • 1889 South Dakota is made the 40th state.
  • 1892 Lawmen surround outlaws Ned Christie and Arch Wolf near Tahlequah, Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma). It will take dynamite and a cannon to dislodge the two from their cabin.
  • 1913 Birth of Burt Lancaster, American film actor.
  • 1920 The first radio broadcast in the United States is made from Pittsburgh.
  • 1920 Charlotte Woodward, who signed the 1848 Seneca Falls Declaration calling for female voting rights, casts her ballot in a presidential election.
  • 1921 Margaret Sanger and Mary Ware Dennett form the American Birth Control League.
  • 1923 U.S. Navy aviator H.J. Brown sets new world speed record of 259 mph in a Curtiss racer.
  • 1926 Air Commerce Act is passed, providing federal aid for airlines and airports.
  • 1936 Birth of Rose Bird, first female Chief Justice of California (1977-87); also the first Chief Justice in California history to be removed from office by voters.
  • 1938 Birth of Pat Buchanan, American conservative political commentator, syndicated columnist, author; a senior advisor to presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan.
  • 1938 Birth of Jay Black, lead singer of the group Jay and the Americans (“Come a Little Bit Closer,” “This Magic Moment”).
  • 1942 Lieutenant General Dwight D. Eisenhower arrives in Gibraltar to set up an American command post for the invasion of North Africa.
  • 1943 The Battle of Empress Augusta Bay in Bougainville ends in U.S. Navy victory over Japan.
  • 1947 Howard Hughes’ Spruce Goose flies for the first and last time.
  • 1948 Harry S Truman is elected the 33rd president of the United States.
  • 1959 Charles Van Doren confesses that the TV quiz show 21 is fixed and that he had been given the answers to the questions asked him.
  • 1976 Jimmy (James Earl) Carter elected the 39th president of the United States.
  • 1983 President Ronald Reagan signs a bill establishing Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
  • 1984 Serial killer Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the US since 1962.