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Daily Almanac: Jan. 21, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 8:05 a.m.     

SET: 5:54 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High:  27°F

Low:  10°F

Wacky Holiday Today

• Squirrel Appreciation Day

• National Hugging Day

• International Sweatpants Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1899 Opel builds its first automobile

• 1968 The Battle of Khe Sanh begins

Births On This Day

• 1824 Stonewall Jackson

American general

• 1963 Hakeem Olajuwon

Nigerian/American basketball player

Deaths On This Day

• 1950 George Orwell

English author

• 1997 Colonel Tom Parker

Dutch/American talent manager