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Daily Almanac: June 8, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:15 a.m.

SET: 9:11 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 80 °F

Low: 58 °F

Today is…:

• Best Friends Day

• Thomas Paine Day

• World Oceans Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1949 George Orwell publishes Nineteen Eighty-Four

• 1972 Nick Út takes his famous “napalm girl” photo

• 1987 New Zealand becomes a nuclear-free zone

Births On This Day:

• 1867 Frank Lloyd Wright

American architect, designed the Price Tower, Fallingwater

• 1977 Kanye West

American rapper, producer, director, fashion designer

Deaths On This Day:

• 1809 Thomas Paine

English/American theorist, author

• 1982 Satchel Paige

American baseball player