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Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, July 29, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, July 29, 2022:


Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.


Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.

Highs temperatures are expected to remain in the upper 70s to low 80s through the week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1603 Bartholomew Gilbert is killed in Virginia by Indians, during a search for the missing Roanoke colonists.
  • 1858 Japan signs a treaty of commerce and friendship with the United States.
  • 1862 Confederates are routed by Union guerrillas at Moore’s Mill, Missouri.
  • 1877 Birth of Charles William Beebe, American biologist, explorer and writer.
  • 1915 U.S. Marines land at Port-au-Prince to protect American interests in Haiti.
  • 1936 Birth of Elizabeth Hanford Dole, US secretary of transportation (1983-1987), secretary of labor (1989-1990), unsuccessful candidate for Republican presidential nomination (2000), US Senator (2003-2009).
  • 1938 Birth of Peter Jennings, ABC evening news anchor.
  • 1945 After delivering parts of the first atomic bomb to the island of Tinian, the U.S.S. Indianapolis is sunk by a Japanese submarine. The survivors are adrift for two days before help arrives.
  • 1990 The Boston Red Sox hit 12 doubles in a game, setting a major league record.
  • 1996 A US federal court strikes down the child protection portion of the 1996 Communications Decency Act, calling it too broad.
  • 2005 Astronomers announce the discovery of dwarf planet Eris, leading the International Astronomic Union to clarify the definition of a planet.

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