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Daily Almanac: Dec. 10, 2021

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 7:59 a.m.      

SET: 5:22 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High: 63 °F

Low: 45 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• Human Rights Day

• Nobel Prize Day

What Happened On This Day

• 2001 Release of the first film in the Lord of the Rings trilogy

• 1817 Mississippi becomes 20th state

Births On This Day

• 1830 Emily Dickinson

American poet

• 1815 Ada Lovelace

English mathematician

Deaths On This Day

• 1967 Otis Redding

American singer-songwriter

• 1896 Alfred Nobel

Swedish chemist