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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, May 31, 2022:

Today:

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

Highs are forecast to rise into the low 80s for several days before dropping back into the mid 70s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1819 Birth of Walt Whitman, American poet.
  • 1862 At the Battle of Fair Oaks, Union General George B. McClellan defeats Confederates outside of Richmond.
  • 1879 New York’s Madison Square Garden opens its doors for the first time.
  • 1889 Johnstown, Pennsylvania is destroyed by a massive flood.
  • 1894 Birth of Fred Allen [John Florence Sullivan], American comedian.
  • 1898 Birth of Norman Vincent Peale, American religious leader.
  • 1900 U.S. troops arrive in Peking to help put down the Boxer Rebellion.
  • 1909 The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) holds its first conference.
  • 1913 The 17th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, providing for direct election of senators, is ratified.
  • 1928 The first flight over the Pacific takes off from Oakland.
  • 1955 The Supreme Court orders that states must end racial segregation “with all deliberate speed.”
  • 1969 John Lennon and Yoko Ono record “Give Peace a Chance.”
  • 1988 President Ronald Reagan arrives in Moscow, the first American president to do so in 14 years.