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Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, September 2, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, September 2, 2022:

Today:

Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 91. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Highs are forecast to remain very warm to hot until at least next week, peaking Sunday to Monday before gradually dropping.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1789 The Treasury Department, headed by Alexander Hamilton, is created in New York City.
  • 1838 Birth of Lydia Kamakaeha Liliuokalani, last sovereign before annexation of Hawaii by the United States.
  • 1885 In Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory, 28 Chinese laborers are killed and hundreds more chased out of town by striking coal miners.
  • 1910 Alice Stebbins Wells is admitted to the Los Angeles Police Force as the first woman police officer to receive an appointment based on a civil service exam.
  • 1945 Japan signs the document of surrender aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II
  • 1946 Birth of Dan White, politician; assassinated San Francisco mayor George Moscone and San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk.
  • 1948 Birth of Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
  • 1956 Tennessee National Guardsmen halt rioters protesting the admission of 12 African-Americans to schools in Clinton.
  • 1963 Alabama Governor George Wallace calls state troopers to Tuskegee High School to prevent integration.
  • 1963 The US gets its first half-hour TV weeknight national news broadcast when CBS Evening News expands from 15 to 30 minutes.
  • 1970 NASA cancels two planned missions to the moon.
  • 1975 Joseph W. Hatcher of Tallahassee, Florida, becomes the state’s first African-American supreme court justice since Reconstruction.
  • 1992 The US and Russia agree to a joint venture to build a space station.