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Daily Almanac: Aug. 4, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:45 a.m.

SET: 8:54 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 85 °F

Low: 73 °F

Today is…:

• Assistance Dog Day

• Single Working Women’s Day

• U.S. Coast Guard Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1914 Britain declares war on Germany

• 1944 Anne Frank is captured

• 1977 U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs legislation creating Department of Energy.

Births On This Day:

• 1901 Louis Armstrong

American trumpeter, singer

• 1961 Barack Obama

American politician, 44th President of the United States, Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths On This Day:

• 1792 John Burgoyne

English general

• 2007 Raul Hilberg

Austrian/American political scientist, historian