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Daily Almanac: March 12, 2021

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 7:00 a.m.      

SET: 6:47 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 25 °F

Low: 15 °F

Wacky Holiday Today:

• National Plant a Flower Day

• Genealogy Day

• International Fanny Pack Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1938 Hitler invades Austria

• 1947 The Truman doctrine is proclaimed

• 1967 Suharto rises to power in Indonesia

Births On This Day:

• 1922 Jack Kerouac

American author, poet

• 1979 Pete Doherty

English singer-songwriter, guitarist

Deaths On This Day:

• 2015 Terry Pratchett

English author

• 1914 George Westinghouse

American engineer, inventor