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Daily Almanac: Sept. 21, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 7:30 a.m.

SET: 7:42 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 90 °F

Low: 70 °F

Today is…:

• Miniature Golf Day

• International Day of Peace

• World Alzheimer’s Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1961 Boeing CH-47 Chinook takes flight for the first time

• 1937 JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit is published for the first time

• 2013 The Westgate Mall is attacked in Nairobi, Kenya

Births On This Day:

• 1947 Stephen King

American author             

• 1866 H. G. Wells

English author

Deaths On This Day:

• 2011 Troy Davis

American murderer

• 1558 Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor