Daily Almanac: May 5, 2022


RISE: 6:39 a.m.

SET: 8:42 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 67 °F

Low: 51 °F

Today is…:

• Cinco de Mayo

• National Day of Reason

• Revenge of the Fifth

What Happened On This Day:

• 1904 Cy Young pitches the first perfect game in modern major league baseball

• 1934 The first Three Stooges film is released

• 1955 West Germany regains full sovereignty after World War II

Births On This Day:

• 1818 Karl Marx

German philosopher

• 1988 Adele

English singer-songwriter, musician

Deaths On This Day:

• 1821 Napoleon

Corsican/French military officer, political leader

• 1977 Ludwig Erhard

German politician, 2nd Chancellor of West Germany