Daily Almanac: September 30, 2023


RISE: 7:41 a.m.
SET: 7:33 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

HIGH: 83 °F
LOW: 58 °F

Today is…

• The Start of Sukkot
• Orange Shirt Day
• International Thunderbirds Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 2005 Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten publishes controversial cartoon. The Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published a controversial cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad. The publication led to riots and protests in many parts of the world.
• 1960
Premier of The Flintstones. The animated series The Flintstones premiered on TV. It was set in the stone age and it detailed the lives of the Flintstone and Rubble families. It ran for 6 years until April 1 1966.• 1949 Berlin airlift ends. After 15 months of airlifting supplies to Berlin, the Berlin airlift led by American forces came to an end. The Berlin Blockade was an international crisis where the Soviet Union blocked access of Western countries into Berlin.

Births On This Day

• 1928 Elie Wiesel

Romanian/American author, Holocaust survivor, Nobel Prize laureate
• 1924
Truman Capote

American author

Deaths On This Day

• 1987 Alfred Bester

American author
• 1955
James Dean

American actor