Daily Almanac: Feb. 18, 2022


RISE: 7:32 a.m.     

SET: 6:23 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High:  3°F

Low:  16°F

Wacky Holiday Today

• Cow Milked While Flying In An Airplane Day

• National Battery Day

• Thumb Appreciation Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1977 The Space Shuttle takes off on its maiden flight

• 1954 The first Church of Scientology is established

Births On This Day

• 1954 John Travolta

American actor, singer, producer

• 1933 Yoko Ono

Japanese/American singer-songwriter

Deaths On This Day

• 1967 J. Robert Oppenheimer

American physicist

• 1564 Michelangelo Italian painter, sculptor