Daily Almanac: May 19, 2022


RISE: 6:25 a.m.

SET: 8:56 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 85 °F

Low: 61 °F

Today is…:

• National Hepatitis Testing Day

• Lag B’omer

• Boys Club Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1959 The North Vietnamese Army begins organizing the Ho Chi Minh trail

• 1962 Marilyn Monroe performs her famous rendition of Happy Birthday

• 1963 Martin Luther King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail is published

Births On This Day:

• 1925 Malcolm X

American minister, activist

• 1945 Pete Townshend

English singer-songwriter, guitarist

Deaths On This Day:

• 1536 Anne Boleyn

English wife of Henry VIII of England

• 1994 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

37th First Lady of the United States