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Daily Almanac: June 2, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:16 a.m.

SET: 9:07 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 74 °F

Low: 59 °F

Today is…:

• American Indian Citizenship Day

• National Leave the Office Early Day

• National Moonshine Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1946 Italy becomes a parliamentary republic

• 1953 Queen Elizabeth II is crowned

• 1979 Pope John Paul II becomes the first pontiff to visit a communist country

Births On This Day:

• 1857 Edward Elgar

English composer

• 1956 Mani Ratnam

Indian director, producer, screenwriter

Deaths On This Day:

• 1941 Lou Gehrig

American baseball player

• 2008 Bo Diddley

American singer-songwriter, guitarist