Right this moment is the 164th day of 2022 and the 86th day of spring.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS: William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), poet/playwright; Harold “Crimson” Grange (1903-1991), soccer participant; John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928-2015), mathematician; Christ (1935-2020), artist; Malcolm McDowell (1943-), actor; Ban Ki-moon (1944-), UN Secretary Basic; Stellan Skarsgard (1951-), actor; Tim Allen (1953-), actor; Steve-O (1974-), stunt actor; Chris Evans (1981-), actor; Kat Dennings (1986-), actress; Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen (1986-), actresses; Aaron Taylor-Johnson (1990-), actor.
TODAY’S FACT: Eight spellers had been topped co-champions of the 2019 Scripps Nationwide Spelling Bee, the primary time a gaggle had shared the title within the occasion’s historical past.
SPORTS TODAY: In 1948, Babe Ruth appeared at Yankee Stadium for the final time, on the event of the New York Yankees’ Silver Anniversary Day, throughout which his quantity three jersey was ceremonially retired.
TODAY’S QUOTE: “From the combat with others we make rhetoric, however from the combat with ourselves, poetry.” –William Butler Yeats, “Anima Hominis”
TODAY’S NUMBER: 1,722 — depth (in ft) of the now-dormant Mirny mine in japanese Siberia, Russia, the fourth deepest mine on this planet. Diamond deposits had been first found on the web site on this present day in 1955.
TODAY’S MOON: Between crescent (June 7) and full moon (June 14).