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

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1770

Founding of Mission San Carlos Borromeo at Monterey Bay.

1849

Brigadier General Bennett Riley, military governor of California, calls for a California constitutional convention.

1888

The classic baseball poem “Casey at the Bat,” written by Ernest L. Thayer, is published in the San Francisco Examiner. [Source: HistoryNet.com.]

1948

The 200-inch reflecting Hale Telescope at the Palomar Mountain Observatory in California was dedicated. [Source: the Orange County Register.]