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Daily Almanac: May 20, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:24 a.m.     

SET: 8:57 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High:  90 °F

Low:  70 °F

Today is…:

• World Bee Day

• Endangered Species Day

• NASCAR Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1873 Blue jeans are patented

• 1927 Charles Lindbergh takes off on the first solo non-stop transatlantic flight

• 1940 The first prisoners arrive at Auschwitz concentration camp

Births On This Day:

• 1946 Cher

American singer-songwriter, actress, producer, director

• 1971 Tony Stewart

American race car driver

Deaths On This Day:

• 1506 Christopher Columbus

Italian explorer, discovered the Americas

• 2012 Robin Gibb

English singer-songwriter, producer