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Daily Almanac: Jan. 19, 2022

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Wacky Holiday Today

• Gun Appreciation Day

• National Popcorn Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1915 Georges Claude patents his neon discharge tube

• 1983 Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie is arrested in Bolivia

Births On This Day

• 1946 Dolly Parton

American singer-songwriter, actress

• 1807 Robert E. Lee

American general

Deaths On This Day

• 2015 Adam Yahiye Gadahn

American terrorist

• 1865 Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

French politician, philosopher, economist