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

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1850

The City of Sacramento is incorporated. [Source: Wikipedia]

1876

The City of Anaheim is incorporated. The town was originaly settled in 1857.

1891

Birth of Earl Warren, three-term governor of California and fourteenth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, in Los Angeles. He chaired the commission that investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Earl Warren Elementary School in Garden Grove is named in his honor. [Sources: Embattled Dreams: California in War and Peace, 1940-1950 by Kevin Starr, California Department of Education, and Wikipedia.]

1942

President Franklin Roosevelt signs Executive Order 9102, ordering the internment of enemy aliens of Japanese descent, regardless of whether they were American citizens.