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Daily Almanac: Feb. 16, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 7:39 a.m.

SET: 6:25 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High: 55 °F

Low: 41 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• Do a Grouch a Favor Day

• National Almond day

• National Innovation Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1959 Fidel Castro becomes Cuba’s Prime Minister

• 2005 The Kyoto Protocol goes into effect

Births On This Day

• 1979 Valentino Rossi

Italian motorcycle racer

• 1898 Katharine Cornell

American actress, producer

Deaths On This Day

• 1932 Edgar Speyer

American/English financier, philanthropist

• 2013 Tony Sheridan English singer-songwriter, guitarist