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Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, January 25, 2023:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

Tonight:

Clear, with a low around 49. Light northeast wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Highs are expected to peak near 70 degrees midweek before dropping back into the lower 60s, with a slight chance of rain early next week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1787 Small farmers in Springfield, Massachusetts led by Daniel Shays, revolt against tax laws. Federal troops break up the protesters of what becomes known as Shay’s Rebellion.
  • 1846 The dreaded Corn Laws, which taxed imported oats, wheat and barley, are repealed by the British Parliament.
  • 1904 Two-hundred coal miners are trapped in their Pennsylvania mine after an explosion.
  • 1915 Alexander Graham Bell in New York and Thomas Watson in San Francisco make a record telephone transmission.
  • 1918 Austria and Germany reject U.S. peace proposals.
  • 1929 Members of the New York Stock Exchange ask for an additional 275 seats.
  • 1930 New York police rout a Communist rally at the Town Hall.
  • 1949 Axis Sally, who broadcasted Nazi propaganda to U.S. troops in Europe, stands trial in the United States for war crimes.
  • 1951 The U.S. Eighth Army in Korea launches Operation Thunderbolt, a counter attack to push the Chinese Army north of the Han River.
  • 1955 Columbia University scientists develop an atomic clock that is accurate to within one second in 300 years.
  • 1956 Khrushchev says that he believes that Eisenhower is sincere in his efforts to abolish war.
  • 1959 American Airlines begins its first coast-to-coast flight service on a Boeing 707.
  • 1972 Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman elected to U.S. Congress, announces candidacy for president.
  • 1972 Nixon airs the eight-point peace plan for Vietnam, asking for POW release in return for withdrawal.
  • 1984 President Reagan endorses the development of the first U.S. permanently-manned space station.

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