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Daily Almanac: May 3, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:41 a.m.

SET: 8:40 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 75 °F

Low: 58 °F

Today is…:

• Eid al-Fitr

• Public Radio Day

• National Teacher Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1958 Truman Capote’s book Breakfast at Tiffany’s is published

• 1979 Margaret Thatcher is elected British Prime Minister

• 1999 A tornado produces the highest wind speeds ever recorded

Births On This Day:

• 1919 Pete Seeger

American singer-songwriter, guitarist

• 1933 James Brown

American singer-songwriter, producer, actor

Deaths On This Day:

• 1916 Patrick Pearse

Irish activist

• 2014 Jim Oberstar

American politician