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Daily Almanac: Dec. 7, 2021

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 7:56 a.m.

SET: 5:22 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High: 29 °F

Low: 19 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• Letter Writing Day

• World Trick Shot Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor

• 1787 First state to ratify the U.S. Constitution

• 1732 Royal Opera House opens its doors

Births On This Day

• 1956 Larry Bird

American basketball player

• 1949 Tom Waits

American singer-songwriter

Deaths On This Day

• 1817 William Bligh

English Admiral

• 1985 Robert Graves

English author