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

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1953

City of Buena Park incorporated. The town was originally settled in 1887.

1974

Gerald Earl Cavanaugh, 49, was found stabbed to death on San Francisco’s Ocean Beach. Cavanaugh was the first victim in an unsolved series of stabbing murders of gay men by a man nicknamed The Doodler for his practice of drawing charicatures of bar patrons in the Castro District. [Source: The Awl.]