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Daily Almanac: June 22, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:15 a.m.

SET: 9:16 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 93 °F

Low: 72 °F

Today is…:

• National Chocolate Éclair Day

• National Onion Ring Day

• World Rainforest Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1633 The Catholic Church forces Galileo Galilei to renounce his heliocentric world view

• 1941 Germany invades the Soviet Union

• 1945 Okinawa falls to U.S. troops

Births On This Day:

• 1887 Julian Huxley

English biologist

• 1949 Meryl Streep

American actress

Deaths On This Day:

• 1987 Fred Astaire

American actor, singer, dancer

• 2008 George Carlin

American comedian, actor, author