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Daily Almanac: May 26, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:20 a.m.

SET: 9:02 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 79 °F

Low: 67 °F

Today is…:

• Ascension

• Sally Ride Day

• World Redhead Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1896 The Dow Jones Industrial Average is first published

• 1908 Engineers make the first major oil find in the Middle East

• 1972 The Soviet Union and the United States sign the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty

Births On This Day:

• 1907 John Wayne

American actor, singer, director, producer

• 1926 Miles Davis

American trumpet player, composer, bandleader

Deaths On This Day:

• 1976 Martin Heidegger

German philosopher

• 2008 Sydney Pollack

American director