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Daily Almanac: June 11, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:14 a.m.     

SET: 9:13 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 79 °F

Low: 59 °F

Today is…:

• The Belmont Stakes

• Corn on the Cob Day

• World Gin Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1817 The first predecessor of the bicycle is demonstrated

• 1938 China launches the 1938 Yellow River flood

• 1955 More than 80 people die in the Le Mans car race disaster

Births On This Day:

• 1933 Gene Wilder

American actor

• 1956 Joe Montana

American football player

Deaths On This Day:

• 1936 Robert E. Howard

American author

• 1979 John Wayne

American actor, director, producer