Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, May 27, 2022:
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Increasing clouds, with a low around 58. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Highs are forecast to remain in the the mid to upper 70s until next week.
Courtesy of HistoryNet:
- 1647 Achsah Young becomes the first woman known to be executed as a witch in Massachusetts.
- 1668 Three colonists are expelled from Massachusetts for being Baptists.
- 1794 Birth of Cornelius Vanderbilt, American industrialist and philanthropist.
- 1813 Americans capture Fort George, Canada.
- 1819 Birth of Julia Ward Howe, writer of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic.”
- 1837 Birth of Wild Bill [James Butler] Hickok, American frontiersman and lawman.
- 1907 The Bubonic Plague breaks out in San Francisco.
- 1907 Birth of Rachel Carson, biologist and writer (Silent Spring, The Sea Around Us).
- 1911 Birth of Vincent Price, actor and horror film icon.
- 1911 Birth of Hubert Humphrey, U.S. politician.
- 1919 A U.S. Navy seaplane completes the first transatlantic flight.
- 1923 Birth of Henry Kissinger, Secretary of State under President Richard Nixon.
- 1929 Colonel Charles Lindbergh marries Anne Spencer Morrow.
- 1935 The Supreme Court declares President Franklin Roosevelt’s National Recovery Act unconstitutional.
- 1937 San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opens.
- 1944 American General Douglas MacArthur lands on Biak Island in New Guinea.
- 1969 Construction begins on Walt Disney World in Florida.
- 1972 President Richard M. Nixon and Soviet Communist Party chief Leonid Brezhnev sign an arms reduction agreement.