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Daily Almanac: Jan. 5, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 8:10 a.m.

SET: 5:37 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High: 36 °F

Low: 14 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• National Bird Day

• National Screenwriters Day

What Happened On This Day

• 2005 The solar system’s largest known dwarf planet is discovered

• 1933 Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins

Births On This Day

• 1969 Marilyn Manson

American singer-songwriter, actor, director

• 1779 Stephen Decatur

American navy officer

Deaths On This Day

• 1933 Calvin Coolidge

American politician, 30th President of the United States

• 1922 Ernest Shackleton

Irish explorer