Today is the 294th day of 2022, the 30th day of Autumn.
Birthday today: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), poet/essayist. Alfred Nobel (1833-1896), inventor/arms maker. Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993), jazz musician. Celia Cruz (1925-2003), singer. Whitey Ford (1928-2020), baseball player. Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018), author. Judy Sheindlin (1942-), judge/television personality. Benjamin Netanyahu (1949-), Israeli politician. Carrie Fisher (1956-2016), actress/writer. Ken Watanabe (1959-), actor. Kim Kardashian (1980-), model/socialite. Zach Greinke (1983-), baseball player. Kane Brown (1993-), singer-songwriter.
Fact of the Day: No Nobel Prizes are nominated posthumously, but may be awarded posthumously if the recipient dies before the ceremony on December 10th.
Sports today: In 1975, Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk hit a home run that grazed the foul pole at Fenway Park in Boston, helping the Red Sox to a 12-inning victory over the Cincinnati Reds in Game 6 of the World Series. rice field.
Quote of the Day: “You can tell what they think of themselves by looking at who they choose to be in a relationship with.” — Carrie Fisher, “Princess Diarist”
Today’s number: 13.5 — hours Thomas Edison’s first prototype electric incandescent light bulb lasted until it burned out.
Today’s Moon: Between the Waning Moon (October 17th) and the New Moon (October 25th).