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February 15, 2013


46th day of 2013, 319 remaining

Sunrise: 6;59am
Sunset: 5:49pm

29% of the moon is visible, setting at 11:48pm, rising at 9:46am

Low Tides at the Golden Gate: o9:12am/o8:54pm
High Tides: o2:47am/03:36pm

Special Celebrations today:

Today is Candlemas Day
It's National Gum Drop Day
It's Doghouse  Day
Singles Awareness Day
International Flirting week

On this day in...

1758 Mustard was first advertised in the U.S. It was imported by Benjamin Franklin. 
1842 The first adhesive postage stamp went on sale.
1965 Canada unfurled its new red and white Maple Leaf flag.
1971 Britain adopted decimal currency.
1986 President Marcos of the Philippines claimed victory in the country's presidential election.

If today's your birthday, you share it with:

John Barrymore
Susan B. Anthony
Jane Seymore
Janice Dikenson
Alex Borstein
Chris Farley
Matt Groening
Mellisa Manchester

Tags: Daily Almanac/tides