Daily Almanac: Jan. 8, 2021


RISE: 8:10 a.m.     

SET: 5:39 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High:  39°F

Low:  14°F

Wacky Holiday Today

• Bubble Bath Day

• Show and Tell at Work Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1790 George Washington delivers the first State of the Union address

• 1912 The African National Congress (ANC) is founded

Births On This Day

• 1935 Elvis Presley

American singer, guitarist, actor

• 1942 Stephen Hawking

English physicist, author

Deaths On This Day

• 1642 Galileo Galilei

Italian astronomer, physicist

• 1942 Joseph Franklin Rutherford

American lawyer, religious leader