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Daily Almanac: April 6, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 7:19 a.m.

SET: 8:13 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 60 °F

Low: 50 °F

Wacky Holiday Today:

• Fresh Tomato Day

• New Beer’s Eve

What Happened On This Day:

• 1896 The first modern Olympic Games open in Athens

• 1965 First commercial communications satellite is launched

• 1994 The Rwandan genocide begins

Births On This Day:

• 1928 James Watson

American biologist, geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate

• 1926 Ian Paisley

Irish minister, 2nd First Minister of Northern Ireland

Deaths On This Day:

• 1520 Raphael

Italian painter, architect

• 1199 Richard I of England