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Daily Almanac: May 18, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:26 a.m.

SET: 8:55 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 73 °F

Low: 60 °F

Today is…:

• I Love Reese’s Day

• World Stationary Day

• No Dirty Dishes Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1804 Napoleon Bonaparte is appointed Emperor of the French

• 1927 45 people die in the United States’ worst school massacre

• 1980 Mount St. Helens erupts

Births On This Day:

• 1897 Frank Capra

Italian/American director, producer, screenwriter

• 1920 Pope John Paul II

Deaths On This Day:

• 1799 Pierre Beaumarchais

French playwright

• 1911 Gustav Mahler

Austrian composer