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Daily Almanac: Dec. 23, 2021

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 8:07 a.m.

SET: 5:27 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High: 47 °F

Low: 25 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• HumanLight

• National Roots Day

• National Regifting Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1975 Metric Conversion Act signed by U.S. President Gerald Ford

• 1888 Vincent van Gogh cuts off his ear

• 1958 Tokyo Tower opened to the public

Births On This Day

• 1944 Wesley Clark

American general

• 1963 Jim Harbaugh

American football player

Deaths On This Day

• 2007 Oscar Peterson

Canadian pianist

• 1795 Henry Clinton

English general, politician