Orange County Breeze local almanac for northwest Orange County, California.

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1940

The grand marshals for the Rose Parade are Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy. The theme is “The Twentieth Century in Flowers.”USC Trojans beat Tennesee, 14-0, handing coach Howard Jone his fifth Rose Bowl victory. USC’s placekicker, Jimmy Jones, would later die in World War II. [Source: Embattled Dreams: California in War and Peace 1940-1950 by Kevin Starr.]

1989

The City of Dana Point is incorporated.

2000

The City of Rancho Santa Margarita is incorporated.