Daily Almanac: Jan. 11, 2022


RISE: 8:09 a.m.

SET: 5:43 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High:  33°F

Low:  10°F

Wacky Holiday Today

• National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

• Learn Your Name in Morse Code Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1922 Insulin is used for the first time to treat diabetes

• 2002 The first prisoners arrive in Guantanamo Bay

Births On This Day

• 1755 Alexander Hamilton

Nevisian/American economist, politician, philosopher, 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury

• 1971 Mary J. Blige

American singer-songwriter, producer, actress

Deaths On This Day

• 2008 Edmund Hillary

New Zealand mountaineer, explorer

• 2013 Aaron Swartz

American computer programmer, activist