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Daily Almanac: Jan. 22, 2021

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 8:04 a.m.     

SET: 5:55 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High: 32 °F

Low: 14 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• National Hot Sauce Day

• Local Quilt Shop Day

• National Polka Dot Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1973 The U.S. Supreme Court legalizes abortion

• 1970 The Boeing 747 takes off on its first scheduled flight

Births On This Day

• 1906 Robert E. Howard

American author

• 1788 Lord Byron

English poet

Deaths On This Day

• 2008 Heath Ledger

Australian actor, director

• 1973 Lyndon B. Johnson

American politician, 36th President of the United States