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Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, June 1, 2022:

Today:

Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Highs will remain in the low 80s for several days before dropping back into the mid 70s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1774 The British government orders the port of Boston closed.
  • 1789 The first U.S. congressional act on administering oaths becomes law.
  • 1801 Birth of Brigham Young, American religious leader.
  • 1812 American navy captain James Lawrence, mortally wounded in a naval engagement with the British, exhorts to the crew of his vessel, the Chesapeake, “Don’t give up the ship!”
  • 1814 Birth of Philip Kearney, Union general.
  • 1831 Birth of John B. Hood, Confederate general.
  • 1862 General Robert E. Lee assumes command of the Confederate army outside Richmond after General Joe Johnston is injured at Seven Pines.
  • 1864 The Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, begins as Confederate general Robert E. Lee tries to turn Union general Ulysses S. Grant’s flank.
  • 1868 James Buchanan, the 15th president of the United States, dies.
  • 1877 U.S. troops are authorized to pursue bandits into Mexico.
  • 1916 The National Defense Act increases the strength of the U.S. National Guard by 450,000 men.
  • 1921 A race riot erupts in Tulsa, Oklahoma, killing 85 people.
  • 1926 Birth of Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jean Mortenson, later Norma Jean Baker), film actress and icon.
  • 1939 The Douglas DC-4 makes its first passenger flight from Chicago to New York.
  • 1942 America begins sending Lend-Lease materials to the Soviet Union.
  • 1963 Governor George Wallace vows to defy an injunction ordering integration of the University of Alabama.
  • 1978 The U.S. reports finding wiretaps in the American embassy in Moscow.