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Daily Almanac: Aug. 23, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 7:03 a.m.

SET: 8:29 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 83 °F

Low: 59 °F

Today is…:

• Buttered Corn Day

• Internaut Day

• Valentino Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact is signed

• 1944 Romania switches sides in World War II

• 1966 First photograph of the Earth taken from the orbit of the Moon

Births On This Day:

• 1978 Kobe Bryant

American basketball player

• 1988 Jeremy Lin

American basketball player

Deaths On This Day:

• 1305 William Wallace

Scottish knight, landowner

• 1926 Rudolph Valentino

Italian/American actor