Daily Almanac: Nov. 1, 2022

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6:41 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:
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Today is…:

• All Saints’ Day
• National Author’s Day
• Prime Meridian Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1604 William Shakespeare’s tragedy Othello is performed for the first time at Whitehall Palace in London
• 1897 The first Library of Congress building opens its doors to the public
• 1957 The Mackinac Bridge opens to traffic connecting Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas

Births On This Day:

• 1871 Stephen Crane
American journalist, author and poet
• 1972 Jenny McCarthy
American model, actress and author

Deaths On This Day:

• 1972 Ezra Pound
American poet
• 1999
Walter Payton
American football player