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The Cincinnati Red Stockings, the first professional baseball team, arrived in San Francisco after a rollicking, barnstorming tour of the West. [Source:]


Orange County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant Matthew R. Davis succumbed to injuries suffered two days earlier when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a vehicle making a left turn from La Sierra Dr. onto northbound Marguerite Parkway. [Source: Orange County Sheriff’s Department.]


Scott Dekraii is sentenced to eight consecutive life terms in prison with no chance of parole for shooting nine people in and around Salon Meritage in Seal Beach in 2011. One person survived. Orange County Superior Court Judge Thomas Goethals added a further seven years to life for attempted murder. It is the worst mass murder to date in the history of Orange County. The sentence was handed down almost six years after the shooting on Oct. 12, 2011. [Sources: Orange County District Attorney, the Orange County Register, and the Seal Beach Police Department.]