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Daily Almanac: Dec. 8, 2021

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 7:57 a.m.

SET: 5:22 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High: 38 °F

Low: 26 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• National Brownie Day

• National Lard Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1941 U.S. enters WWII

• 1991 Creation of Commonwealth of Independent States

Births On This Day

• 1982 Nicki Minaj

Trinidadian/American rapper

• 1943 Jim Morrison

American singer-songwriter

Deaths On This Day

• 1980 John Lennon

English singer-songwriter

• 2004 Dimebag Darrell

American guitarist