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Daily Almanac: Oct. 21, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 8:01 a.m.
SET: 6:55 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

HIGH: 70 °F
LOW: 43 °F

Today is…:

• ‘Back to the Future’ Day
• Count Your Buttons day
• World Student Day

What Happened On This Day:

1824 Portland cement, the most commonly used cement, is patented
1940 First edition of the Ernest Hemingway’s novel For Whom the Bell Tolls is published
1959 In New York City, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum opens to the public

Births On This Day:

1949 Benjamin Netanyahu
Israeli politician and 9th Prime Minister of Israel
1980 Kim Kardashian
American model and actress

Deaths On This Day:

1969 Jack Kerouac
American author and poet
2012 George McGovern
American politician, historian and author