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Daily Almanac: March 9, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 7:04 a.m.

SET: 6:44 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 49 °F

Low: 34 °F

Wacky Holiday Today:

• Barbie Day

• False Teeth Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1959 The Barbie doll goes on sale

• 2011 Space Shuttle Discovery completes its final mission

• 1931 The electron microscope is invented

Births On This Day:

• 1915 Johnnie Johnson

English pilot

• 1943 Bobby Fischer

American chess player

Deaths On This Day:

• 1997 The Notorious B.I.G.

American rapper

• 1996 George Burns American actor