Daily Almanac: May 17, 2022


RISE: 6:30 a.m.

SET: 8:58 p.m.­­

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 79 °F

Low: 54 °F

Today is…:

• International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

• National Walnut Day

• Pinot Grigio Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1954 The U.S. Supreme Court declares racially segregated public schools unconstitutional

• 1972 Germany ratifies the Treaty of Warsaw

• 1990 The WHO deletes homosexuality from its list of mental diseases

Births On This Day:

• 1936 Dennis Hopper

American actor, director

• 1956 Sugar Ray Leonard

American boxer, actor

Deaths On This Day:

• 1829 John Jay

American jusrist, politician, 1st Chief Justice of the United States

• 2011 Harmon Killebrew

American baseball player