Daily Almanac: Feb. 12, 2021


RISE: 7:44 a.m.     

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High/Low Temperatures

High: 25 °F

Low: 21 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• National Freedom to Marry Day

• Hug Day

• National Lost Penny Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1909 The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is founded in the U.S.

• 1994 Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” is stolen

Births On This Day

• 1809 Abraham Lincoln

American lawyer, politician, 16th President of the United States

• 1809 Charles Darwin

English scientist, theorist

Deaths On This Day

• 1789 Ethan Allen

American military leader

• 2000 Charles M. Schulz American cartoonist