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Daily Almanac: May 10, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:33 a.m.

SET: 8:47 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 84 °F

Low: 60 °F

Today is…:

• National Shrimp Day

• National Small Business Day

• Clean Up Your Room Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1869 In the United States, the first coast to coast railroad is completed

• 1954 Bill Haley releases “Rock Around the Clock”

• 1994 Nelson Mandela becomes South Africa’s first black president

Births On This Day:

• 1899 Fred Astaire

American actor, singer, dancer

• 1960 Bono

Irish singer-songwriter, actor, activist

Deaths On This Day:

• 1818 Paul Revere

American military officer

• 1863 Stonewall Jackson

American general