Daily Calendar for Friday, June 7, 2024 | Almanac.com

Daily Calendar for Friday, June 7, 2024

Question of the Day

What kind of crops should I plant to create some green manure for next year’s garden?
Good choices are soybeans, sweet clover, and alfalfa. Plow them under at the end of the season wherever you intend to start a new garden next season.

Advice of the Day

Always confess the worst thing first.

Home Hint of the Day

Cut flowers can be kept fresh longer if you put them in a vase containing a solution of 2 tablespoons of vinegar, 3 tablespoons of sugar, and 1 quart of water.

Word of the Day

A summer’s-day palindrome: It’s β€œtoo hot to hoot.”

Puzzle of the Day

One hug (Change these words into one word.)


  • Beau Brummel (fashion leader) –
  • Sir James Young Simpson (one of the founders of modern gynecology) –
  • Jessica Tandy (actress) –
  • Gwendolyn Brooks (poet and first African American to receive a Pulitzer Prize) –
  • Dean Martin (singer & actor) –
  • Rocky Graziano (boxer) –
  • Tom Jones (singer) –
  • Liam Neeson (actor) –
  • Prince (musician) –
  • Anna Kournikova (tennis player) –
  • Jordan Fry (actor) –


  • Jean Harlow (actress) –
  • Dorothy Parker (author) –
  • Dennis Potter (writer) –
  • Kenny Rankin (singer & songwriter) –


  • Louis XIV crowned King of France–
  • In the Continental Congress, Richard Henry Lee of Virginia proposed a resolution calling for a Declaration of Independence–
  • William Bruce Mumford became the first U.S. citizen hung for treason–
  • Two men left NYC for a 55-day row across the Atlantic Ocean–
  • Hudson Stuck’s expedition reached summit of Mt. McKinley, Alaska–
  • King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain became the first reigning British monarchs to visit the U.S.–
  • The $64,000 Question made its television debut–
  • Priscilla Presley opened Graceland to the public–
  • Patent for chain saw cleaning brush granted to an 11-year-old–


  • The Year without summer hit Danville, Vermont, with drifts of snow and sleet up to 20”–
  • 42-tornado outbreak began in Upper Midwest–

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