Daily Almanac: March 11, 2022


RISE: 7:01 a.m.     

SET: 6:46 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High:  36°F

Low:  30°F

Wacky Holiday Today:

• Dream Day

• National Preschooler’s Day

• World Plumbing Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 2011 The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster strikes Japan

• 2004 191 people die as several bombs explode on Madrid commuter trains

Births On This Day:

• 1952 Douglas Adams

English/American author, playwright

• 1916 Harold Wilson

English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Deaths On This Day:

• 1898 William Rosecrans

American general, diplomat

• 1874 Charles Sumner

American politician