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Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, June 16, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, June 16, 2022:

Today:

Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

High temperatures are forecast to remain the mid-70s through the weekend.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1858 Abraham Lincoln, in accepting the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Illinois, declares that, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”
  • 1864 The siege of Petersburg and Richmond begins after a moonlight skirmish.
  • 1890 Birth of Stan Laurel, British-born entertainer, partner of Oliver Hardy.
  • 1910 The first Father’s Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington.
  • 1935 President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal legislation is passed by the House of Representatives.
  • 1952 Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl is published in the United States.
  • 1955 The U.S. House of Representatives votes to extend Selective Service until 1959.
  • 1971 An El Greco sketch, “The Immaculate Conception,” stolen in Spain 35 years earlier, is recovered in New York City by the FBI.