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Daily Almanac: May 24, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:21 a.m.

SET: 9:00 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 75 °F

Low: 50 °F

Today is…:

• Asparagus Day

• Brother’s Day

• Scavenger Hunt Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1830 Mary had a little lamb is published

• 1956 The first Eurovision Song Contest is held

• 1970 Engineers begin drilling the world’s deepest hole

Births On This Day:

• 1819 Queen Victoria

of the United Kingdom

• 1941 Bob Dylan

American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer

Deaths On This Day:

• 1543 Nicolaus Copernicus

Polish mathematician, astronomer

• 1974 Duke Ellington

American pianist, composer, bandleader