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Daily Almanac: May 12, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:31 a.m.

SET: 8:49 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 86 °F

Low: 62 °F

Today is…:

• International Nurses Day

• Limerick Day

• National Odometer Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1941 The world’s first programmable, fully automatic computer is presented

• 1982 A Spanish priest attempts to assassinate Pope John Paul II

• 2008 A massive earthquake rocks China

Births On This Day:

• 1820 Florence Nightingale

Italian/English nurse

• 1907 Katharine Hepburn

American actress, singer

Deaths On This Day:

• 1884 Bedřich Smetana

Czech composer

• 2001 Perry Como

American singer, actor