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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, June 28, 2022:

Today:

Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 87. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Highs are forecast to drop sharply into the lower 80s, remaining fairly level for the rest of the week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1776 Colonists repulse a British sea attack on Charleston, South Carolina.
  • 1778 Mary “Molly Pitcher” Hays McCauley, wife of an American artilleryman, carries water to the soldiers during the Battle of Monmouth.
  • 1862 Fighting continues between Union and Confederate forces during the Seven Days’ campaign.
  • 1863 General George Meade replaces General Joseph Hooker three days before the Battle of Gettysburg.
  • 1874 The Freedmen’s Bank, created to assist former slaves in the United States, closes. Customers of the bank lose $3 million.
  • 1884 Congress declares Labor Day a legal holiday.
  • 1902 Birth of Richard Rodgers, American composer.
  • 1902 Congress passes the Spooner bill, authorizing a canal to be built across the Isthmus of Panama.
  • 1911 Samuel J. Battle becomes the first African-American policeman in New York City.
  • 1926 Birth of Mel Brooks, comedian, actor, and director (The Producers, Blazing Saddles).
  • 1938 Congress creates the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to insure construction loans.
  • 1945 General Douglas MacArthur announces the end of Japanese resistance in the Philippines.
  • 1949 The last U.S. combat troops are called home from Korea, leaving only 500 advisers.
  • 1950 General Douglas MacArthur arrives in South Korea as Seoul falls to the North.
  • 1964 Malcolm X founds the Organization for Afro-American Unity to seek independence for blacks in the Western Hemisphere.
  • 1967 14 people are shot during race riots in Buffalo, New York.
  • 1970 Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay] stands before the Supreme Court regarding his refusal of induction into the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
  • 1971 The Supreme Court overturns the draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali.
  • 1972 Richard Nixon announces that no new draftees will be sent to Vietnam.
  • 1976 The first women enter the U.S. Air Force Academy.