Daily Almanac: Oct. 26, 2021


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High/Low Temperatures

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Low: 43 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• National Pumpkin Day

• National Day of the Deployed

What Happened On This Day

• 1825 Erie Canal opens for ships

• 2001 Patriot Act Comes into Effect in the US

Births On This Day

• 1947 Hillary Clinton

American politician, 67th United States Secretary of State, 44th First Lady of the United States

• 1973 Seth MacFarlane

American animator, voice actor, singer

Deaths On This Day

• 899 Alfred the Great

• 1902 Elizabeth Cady Stanton

American activist