Weather in Northwest Orange County for Monday, February 14, 2022

Weather in Northwest Orange County for Monday, February 14, 2022:

Today:

Sunny, with high near 77. Wind light variable becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Scattered fog after 10 p.m. Otherwise, increasing cloudiness, with a low around 52. Wind southwest 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

High temperatures are expected to drop sharply, with a chance of precipitation on Tuesday, followed by a slight increase in highs.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1760 Birth of Richard Allen, the first black ordained by a Methodist Episcopal Church.
  • 1779 American Loyalists defeated by Patriots at Kettle Creek, Ga.
  • 1817 Birth of Frederick Douglass, slave, and later activist and author.
  • 1848 James Polk becomes the first US president to be photographed in office by Matthew Brady.
  • 1859 Oregon is recognized as the thirty-third state.
  • 1859 Birth of George Washington Gale Ferris, inventor of the Ferris wheel.
  • 1870 Esther Morris becomes the world’s first female justice of the peace.
  • 1876 Rival inventors Elisha Gray and Alexander Graham Bell both file patents for the telephone.
  • 1894 Birth of Jack Benny, actor, radio and television performer and violinist.
  • 1904 The “Missouri Kid” is captured in Kansas.
  • 1912 Arizona becomes the 48th state in the Union.
  • 1915 Kaiser Wilhelm II invites the American Ambassador to Berlin to confer on the war.
  • 1920 The League of Women Voters is formed in Chicago to celebrate the impending ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote.
  • 1924 Thomas Watson founds International Business Machines Corp.
  • 1929 The Chicago gang war between Al Capone and George “Bugs” Moran culminates with several of Moran’s confederates shot dead in the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre.
  • 1955 A Jewish couple loses their fight to adopt Catholic twins as the United States Supreme Court refuses to rule on state law.
  • 1957 The Georgia State Senate bans interracial athletics.
  • 1965 Malcolm X’s house is burned down. No injuries are reported.
  • 1973 The United States and Hanoi created a group to channel reconstruction aid directly to Hanoi.
  • 1979 Armed guerrillas attack the American Embassy in Tehran.

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