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Daily Almanac: Feb. 01, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 7:56 a.m.

SET: 6:07 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High: 50 °F

Low: 29 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• Change Your Password Day

• National Dark Chocolate Day

What Happened On This Day

• 2003 Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates on its way back to Earth

• 1968 Eddie Adams takes one of the Vietnam War’s best-known pictures

• 1884 The first fascicle of the “Oxford English Dictionary” is published

Births On This Day

• 1894 John Ford

American director

• 1901 Clark Gable

American actor

Deaths On This Day

• 1966 Buster Keaton

American actor, director, producer

• 1851 Mary Shelley English author