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Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, August 13, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, August 13, 2022:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Highs are forecast to drop very gradually over the next week into the mid-80s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1680 War starts when the Spanish are expelled from Santa Fe, New Mexico, by Indians under Chief Pope.
  • 1860 Birth of Phoebe Anne Moses, later known as Annie Oakley, a sharpshooter and entertainer.
  • 1862 Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest defeats a Union army under Thomas Crittenden at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
  • 1881 The first African-American nursing school opens at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • 1889 The first coin-operated telephone is patented by William Gray.
  • 1892 The first issue of the Afro American newspaper is published in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • 1898 Manila, the capital of the Philippines, falls to the U.S. Army.
  • 1912 Birth of Ben Hogan, American golfer.
  • 1933 Birth of Jocelyn Elders, first African American US Surgeon General (Sept 1993–Dec 1994).
  • 1948 During the Berlin Airlift, the weather over Berlin becomes so stormy that American planes have their most difficult day landing supplies. They deem it ‘Black Friday.’
  • 1989 The wreckage of a plane that carried U.S. congressman Mickey Leland and others on a humanitarian mission is found on a mountain side in Ethiopia; there are no survivors.
  • 1993 US Court of Appeals rules Congress must save all emails.