Daily Almanac: Dec. 30, 2022


RISE: 8:05 a.m.
5:27 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

HIGH: 56 °F
54 °F

Today is…

• Bacon Day
• Falling Needles Family Fest Day
• No Interruptions Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1916 Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin, a Russian mystic and advisor to the Tsar Grigori Yefimovich, is murdered by a loyalist group led by Prince Felix Yusupov
1993 Israel establishes diplomatic relations with Vatican City and upgrades to full diplomatic relations with Ireland
• 2006 Former President of Iraq Saddam Hussein is executed

Births On This Day:

• 1975 Tiger Woods
American golfer
• 1984
LeBron James
American basketball player

Deaths On This Day:

• 1970 Sonny Liston
American boxer
• 2006
Saddam Hussein
Iraqi politician and 5th President of Iraq