Daily Almanac: March 29, 2022


RISE: 7:36 a.m.

SET: 8:09 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures

High: 46 °F

Low: 30 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

• Piano Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1971 Charles Manson is sentenced to death in the gas chamber

• 2004 Ireland becomes the first country to ban smoking in all workplaces

• 1912 Robert Scott makes his final diary entry

Births On This Day

• 1790 John Tyler

American lawyer, politician, 10th President of the United States

• 1949 Michael Brecker

American saxophonist, composer

Deaths On This Day

• 1912 Robert Falcon Scott

English navy officer, explorer

• 1924 Charles Villiers Stanford

Irish composer