Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, February 5, 2023:
A chance of rain before 10am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 65. West wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Highs are expected to rise well above normal, remaining in the low to mid 70s through the week.
Courtesy of HistoryNet:
- 1631 A ship from Bristol, the Lyon, arrives with provisions for the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
- 1723 Birth of John Witherspoon, Declaration of Independence signer.
- 1783 Sweden recognizes U.S. independence.
- 1846 The first Pacific Coast newspaper, Oregon Spectator, is published.
- 1848 Birth of Belle Starr, Western outlaw.
- 1864 Federal forces occupy Jackson, Miss.
- 1865 The three-day Battle of Hatcher’s Run, Va., begins.
- 1898 Birth of Ralph McGill, editor and publisher of the Atlanta Constitution.
- 1900 Birth of Adlai E. Stevenson II, Illinois governor and presidential candidate.
- 1900 The United States and Great Britain sign the Hay-Pauncefote Treaty, giving the United States the right to build a canal in Nicaragua but not to fortify it.
- 1917 U.S. Congress nullifies President Woordrow Wilson’s veto of the Immigration Act; literacy tests are required.
- 1922 The Reader’s Digest begins publication in New York.
- 1934 Birth of Hank Aaron, American hall of fame baseball player.
- 1945 American and French troops destroy German forces in the Colmar Pocket in France.
- 1947 The Soviet Union and Great Britain reject terms for an American trusteeship over Japanese Pacific Isles.
- 1952 New York adopts three-colored traffic lights.
- 1968 U.S. troops divide Viet Cong at Hue while the Saigon government claims they will arm loyal citizens.
- 1971 Two Apollo 14 astronauts walk on the moon.
- 1972 It is reported that the United States has agreed to sell 42 F-4 Phantom jets to Israel.
- 1985 U.S. halts a loan to Chile in protest over human rights abuses.