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Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, February 1, 2023:


Sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph.


Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

Mostly sunny skies and highs in the 60s are expected through the end of the week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1633 The tobacco laws of Virginia are codified, limiting tobacco production to reduce dependence on a single-crop economy.
  • 1878 Birth of Hattie Caraway, first woman elected to the U.S. Senate.
  • 1901 Birth of Clark Gable, American film actor (Mutiny on the Bounty, Gone With the Wind).
  • 1902 Birth of Langston Hughes, African-American poet
  • 1909 U.S. troops leave Cuba after installing Jose Miguel Gomez as president.
  • 1930 A Loening Air Yacht of Air Ferries makes its first passenger run between San Francisco and Oakland, California..
  • 1942 Planes of the U.S. Pacific fleet attack Japanese bases in the Marshall and Gilbert Islands.
  • 1943 American tanks and infantry are battered at German positions at Faid Pass in North Africa.
  • 1944 U.S. Army troops invade two Kwajalein Islands in the Pacific.
  • 1945 U.S. Rangers and Filipino guerrillas rescue 513 American survivors of the Bataan Death March.
  • 1951 Three A-bomb tests are completed in the desert of Nevada.
  • 1960 Four black students stage a sit-in at a segregated Greensboro, N.C. lunch counter.
  • 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson rejects Charles de Gaulle’s plan for a neutral Vietnam.
  • 1965 Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. and 770 others are arrested in protest against voter discrimination in Alabama.
  • 1968 U.S. troops drive the North Vietnamese out of Tan Son Nhut airport in Saigon.