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Daily Almanac: June 15, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:14 a.m.

SET: 9:14 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 97 °F

Low: 76 °F

Today is…:

• Fly a Kite Day

• Global Wind Day

• Worldwide Day of Giving

What Happened On This Day:

• 1667 The first human blood transfusion is administered

• 1954 The Union of European Football Associations is founded

• 1977 Spain holds the first free elections since 1936

Births On This Day:

• 1941 Harry Nilsson

American singer-songwriter, musician

• 1984 Tim Lincecum

American baseball player

Deaths On This Day:

• 1849 James K. Polk

American politician, 11th President of the United States

• 1996 Ella Fitzgerald

American singer