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Daily Almanac: Jan. 28, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 8:00 a.m.     

SET: 6:02 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High:  26°F

Low:  21°F

Wacky Holiday Today

• National Blueberry Pancake Day

• National Big Wig Day

• National Fun at Work Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1986 Space Shuttle “Challenger” explodes

• 1958 The Lego brick is patented

Births On This Day

• 1912 Jackson Pollock

American painter

• 1968 Sarah McLachlan

Canadian singer-songwriter, pianist, producer

Deaths On This Day

• 1547 Henry VIII of England

• 1939 W. B. Yeats Irish poet, Nobel Prize laureate