The City of La Palma is incorporated.
Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. She is sworn in by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas at the White House. [Source: SCOTUS and White House.]
Blue Ridge and Silverado Fires break out during hot, dry conditions. Thousands of residents of Yorba Linda, Irvine, Modjeska Canyon, and Silverado Canyon are forced to evacuate. [Source: OCFA]