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Daily Almanac: Oct. 27, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 8:07 a.m.
SET: 6:47 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

HIGH: 60 °F
LOW: 36 °F

Today is…:

• American Beer Day
• National Potato Day
• Sylvia Plath Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1682 The City of Philadelphia is founded in Pennsylvania
• 1904 The first underground New York City Subway line opens
• 1997 The 1997 Asian financial crisis causes a crash in the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Births On This Day:

1858 Theodore Roosevelt
American politician, 26th President of the U.S. and Nobel Prize laureate
1932 Sylvia Plath
American poet

Deaths On This Day:

• 1975 Rex Stout
American author
• 2013 Lou Reed
American singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer