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Daily Almanac: Dec. 28, 2021

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 8:09 a.m.

SET: 5:31 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High: 46 °F

Low: 38 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• Holy Innocents’ Day

• Call a Friend Day

What Happened On This Day

• 2007 Nepal abolishes monarchy

• 1968 Israel raid on Beirut Airport

• 1836 South Australia becomes a British colony

Births On This Day

• 1934 Maggie Smith

English actress

• 1856 Woodrow Wilson

28th President of the U.S.

Deaths On This Day

• 2004 Susan Sontag

American author

• 1984 Sam Peckinpah

American director