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Daily Almanac: May 31, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:17 a.m.

SET: 9:06 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 90 °F

Low: 69 °F

Today is…:

• World Parrot Day

• Save Your Hearing Day

• National Smile Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1859 The Great Clock housing Big Ben starts keeping time

• 1961 South Africa becomes an independent republic

• 2005 Deep Throat reveals himself

Births On This Day:

• 1819 Walt Whitman

American poet, author

• 1930 Clint Eastwood

American actor, director, producer, politician

Deaths On This Day:

• 1983 Jack Dempsey

American boxer

• 1996 Timothy Leary

American psychologist, author