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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, September 20, 2022:


Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.


Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Highs are expected to gradually rise over the week, hitting the low 90s early next week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1565 Pedro Menendez of Spain wipes out the French at Fort Caroline, in Florida.
  • 1784 Packet and Daily, the first daily publication in America, appears on the streets.
  • 1806 Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark pass the French village of La Charette, the first white settlement they have seen in more than two years.
  • 1830 The National Negro Convention convenes in Philadelphia with the purpose of abolishing slavery.
  • 1850 The slave trade is abolished in the District of Columbia.
  • 1863 Union troops under George Thomas prevent the Union defeat at Chickamauga from becoming a rout, earning him the nickname “the Rock of Chickamauga.”
  • 1878 Birth of Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
  • 1884 Birth of Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
  • 1885 Birth of Ferdinand La Menthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
  • 1917 Birth of Arnold “Red” Auerbach, second most wins basketball coach in history with 1,037 victories for the Boston Celtics.
  • 1934 Bruno Hauptmann arrested for the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby.
  • 1952 Scientists confirm that DNA holds hereditary data.
  • 1971 Hurricane Irene becomes the first hurricane known to cross from the Atlantic to Pacific, where it is renamed Hurricane Olivia.
  • 1973 In a pro tennis bout dubbed “The Battle of the Sexes,” Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs at the Houston Astrodome in Texas.
  • 1984 Suicide car bomber attacks US embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, killing 22.
  • 2001 US Pres. George W. Bush, addressing a joint session of Congress, declares a “war on terror.”
  • 2011 US military ends its “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy and allows gay men and women to serve openly.

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