Daily Almanac: April 15, 2022


RISE: 7:06 a.m.     

SET: 8:22 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 64 °F

Low: 43 °F

Wacky Holiday Today:

• Good Friday

• McDonald’s Day

• National Griper’s Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1989 A small group of students initiates pro-democracy protest on Tiananmen Square in Beijing

• 1945 German concentration camp Bergen-Belsen is liberated

Births On This Day:

• 1894 Nikita Khrushchev

Soviet politician, 7th Premier of the Soviet Union

• 1452 Leonardo da Vinci

Italian painter, sculptor

Deaths On This Day:

• 1998 Pol Pot

29th Prime Minister of Cambodia

• 1865 Abraham Lincoln 16th

President of the United States