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Daily Almanac: May 6, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:37 a.m.     

SET: 8:43 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High:  70 °F

Low:  58 °F

Today is…:

• International No Diet Day

• National Nurses Day

• National No Homework Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1937 The Hindenburg zeppelin filled with hydrogen goes up in flames

• 1954 Roger Bannister becomes the first person to run a mile in under 4 minutes

• 2004 The final episode of Friends is aired

Births On This Day:

• 1856 Sigmund Freud

Austrian neurologist

• 1961 George Clooney

American actor, director, producer, screenwriter

Deaths On This Day:

• 1862 Henry David Thoreau

American writer, philosopher

• 1992 Marlene Dietrich

German/American actress, singer