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Daily Almanac: Jan. 6, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 8:10 a.m.

SET: 5:38 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High: 18 °F

Low: 14 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• National Take Down the Christmas Tree Day

• Cuddle Up Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1929 Mother Theresa arrives in India

• 1838 Samuel Morse presents the telegraph to the public

Births On This Day

• 1412 Joan of Arc

• 1811 Charles Sumner

American politician

Deaths On This Day

• 1919 Theodore Roosevelt

American politician, 26th President of the United States

• 1852 Louis Braille

French educator, invented Braille