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Daily Almanac: May 13, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:30 a.m.     

SET: 8:50 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High:  84 °F

Low:  60 °F

Today is…:

• World Cocktail Day

• International Hummus Day

• National Leprechaun Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1950 The first Formula One World Championship season kicks off

• 1981 Pope John Paul II survives an assassination attempt

• 1989 Thousands of students begin a hunger strike on Tiananmen Square in Beijing

Births On This Day:

• 1914 Joe Louis

American boxer

• 1950 Stevie Wonder

American singer-songwriter, pianist, producer

Deaths On This Day:

• 1975 Bob Wills

American singer-songwriter

• 1977 Mickey Spillane

American mobster