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Daily Almanac: April 14, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 7:07 a.m.

SET: 8:21 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 58 °F

Low: 40 °F

Wacky Holiday Today:

• National Pecan Day

• National Dolphin Day

• Pan American Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1865 U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is shot

• 1912 Doomed passenger liner RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the North Atlantic

• 1988 The Soviet Union agrees to withdraw from Afghanistan

Births On This Day:

• 1892 V. Gordon Childe

Australian archaeologist, philologist

• 1977 Sarah Michelle Gellar

American actress, producer

Deaths On This Day:

• 1964 Rachel Carson

American biologist, author

• 759 George Frideric Handel

German/English composer