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Daily Almanac: May 27, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:19 a.m.     

SET: 9:03 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High:  68 °F

Low:  58 °F

Today is…:

• National Road Trip Day

• Nothing to Fear Day

• Cellophane Tape Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1851 The world’s first chess tournament is held in London

• 1937 The Golden Gate Bridge is opened

• 2006 A massive earthquake devastates parts of Java, Indonesia

Births On This Day:

• 1907 Rachel Carson

American biologist, author

• 1923 Henry Kissinger

German/American politician, 56th United States Secretary of State, Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths On This Day:

• 1564 John Calvin

French theologian, pastor

• 1964 Jawaharlal Nehru

Indian politician, 1st Prime Minister of India