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Daily Almanac: Feb. 15, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 7:38 a.m.

SET: 6:18 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High: 45 °F

Low: 20 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• National Hippo Day

• Singles Awareness Day

What Happened On This Day

• 2001 The first draft of the human genome is published

• 1989 The Soviet Union pulls out of Afghanistan

Births On This Day

• 1564 Galileo Galilei

Italian astronomer, physicist

• 1934 Graham Kennedy

Australian actor

Deaths On This Day

• 2005 Samuel T. Francis

American journalist

• 1988 Richard Feynman American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate