Almanac for Today, October 17, 2022

Today is the 26th day of autumn and the 290th day of 2022.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Jean Arthur, actress; Jerry Siegel, writer/illustrator; Arthur Miller, and 11 others.

TODAY’S FACT: Albert Einstein was offered the Israeli president In 1952, which he declined.

TODAY’S SPORTS: In 1968, Tommie Smith and John Carlos were expelled from participation in the Games in Mexico City.

TODAY’S QUOTE: “I could not ignore their withering glances"-Norm Macdonald.


TODAY’S MOON: Last quarter moon.