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Daily Almanac: April 5, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 7:21 a.m.

SET: 8:12 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 58 °F

Low: 42 °F

Wacky Holiday Today:

• National Dandelion Day

• Bell Bottoms Day

• First Contact Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1998 The world’s largest suspension bridge opens to traffic

• 1955 Winston Churchill resigns as U.K. Prime Minister

• 1951 Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are sentenced to death

Births On This Day:

• 1908 Bette Davis

American actress

• 1917 Robert Bloch

American author

Deaths On This Day:

• 1994 Kurt Cobain

American singer-songwriter, guitarist

• 1997 Allen Ginsberg American poet