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Daily Almanac: April 22, 2022 

Sunrise/Sunset: 

RISE: 6:55 a.m. 

SET: 8:29 p.m. 

High/Low Temperatures: 

High: 78 °F 

Low: 52 °F 

Wacky Holiday Today: 

• April Showers Day 

• Day of Silence 

• Earth Day 

What Happened On This Day: 

• 1997 The Japanese embassy hostage crisis ends after 126 days 

• 1945 Adolf Hitler admits defeat 

• 1906 The 1906 Olympic Games begin in Athens 

Births On This Day: 

• 1870 Vladimir Lenin 

Russian politician 

• 1724 Immanuel Kant 

Russian/German philosopher 

Deaths On This Day: 

• 1994 Richard Nixon 

American politician, 37th President of the United States 

• 1983 Earl Hines 

American pianist