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Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, March 12, 2022:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

High temperatures are expected to rise into the low 80s around the middle of next week, with mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1664 New Jersey becomes a British colony.
  • 1789 The United States Post Office is established.
  • 1862 Birth of Jane Delano, nurse, teacher, founder of the Red Cross.
  • 1863 President Jefferson Davis delivers his State of the Confederacy address.
  • 1884 Mississippi establishes the first U.S. state college for women.
  • 1894 Coca-Cola is sold in bottles for the first time.
  • 1911 Dr. Fletcher of the Rockefeller Institute discovers the cause of infantile paralysis.
  • 1912 Juliet Low founds the Girl Scouts in Savannah, Georgia.
  • 1928 Birth of Edward Albee, American dramatist (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf).
  • 1933 President Roosevelt makes the first of his Sunday evening fireside chats.
  • 1959 The U.S. House of Representatives joins the Senate in approving the statehood of Hawaii.
  • 1985 The United States and the Soviet Union begin arms control talks in Geneva.