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Daily Almanac: June 9, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:14 a.m.

SET: 9:12 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 78 °F

Low: 54 °F

Today is…:

• Donald Duck Day

• World APS Day

• Writers’ Rights Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1928 Charles Kingsford Smith completes the world’s first trans-Pacific flight

• 1934 Donald Duck makes his film debut in The Wise Little Hen

• 1967 Israel captures the Golan Heights from Syria

Births On This Day:

• 1891 Cole Porter

American composer

• 1961 Aaron Sorkin

American screenwriter, producer, playwright

Deaths On This Day:

• 68 Nero

Roman Emperor

• 1870 Charles Dickens

English author