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Daily Almanac: Feb. 23, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset

RISE: 7:26 a.m.

SET: 6:29 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High: 35 °F

Low: 26 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• National Banana Bread Day

• Play Tennis Day

• Diesel Engine Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1954 The first mass inoculation against polio is conducted

• 1455 The Gutenberg Bible is published

Births On This Day

• 1685 George Frideric Handel

German/English composer

• 1868 W. E. B. Du Bois

American sociologist, historian, activist

Deaths On This Day

• 1848 John Quincy Adams

American politician, 6th President of the United States

• 1934 Edward Elgar English composer