Today Monday, 27th of June of 2016 is the 179th day of the year. There are 187 days remaining until the end of the 2016. The sun rose at 5:50 am and sunset will be at 8:36 pm.
Today we will have 14 hours and 46 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 1:13 pm.
first high tide was at 5:18 am
and the next high tide will be at 6:29 pm.
The only low tide of the day will be at 11:20 am.
Last Quarter Moon
Next New Moon
4th of July of 2016
Monday July 11
Today is "Happy Birthday to You" Day!
Decide to Be Married Day!
Helen Keller Day!
Industrial Workers of the World Day!
International Ragweed Day!
National HIV Testing Day!
National Indian Pudding Day!
National Orange Blossom Day!
National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day!
Please Take My Children to Work Day!
· 1760 – Cherokee warriors defeat British forces at the Battle of Echoee near present-day Otto, North Carolina during the Anglo-Cherokee War.
· 1844 – Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum Smith, are killed by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail.
· 1905 – During the Russo-Japanese War, sailors start a mutiny aboard the Russian battleship Potemkin.
· 1950 – The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.
· 1971 – After only three years in business, rock promoter Bill Graham closes the Fillmore East in New York, New York, the "Church of Rock and Roll”
· 1974 – U.S. president Richard Nixon visits the Soviet Union.
· 1981 – The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China issues its "Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of Our Party Since the Founding of the People's Republic of China", laying the blame for the Cultural Revolution on Mao Zedong.
· 1985 – U.S. Route 66 is officially removed from the United States Highway System.
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday to you! You share your special day with…
· 1850 – Lafcadio Hearn, Greek-Japanese historian and author (d. 1904)
· 1872 – Paul Laurence Dunbar, American author, poet, and playwright (d. 1906)
· 1880 – Helen Keller, American author, academic, and activist (d. 1968)
· 1925 – Doc Pomus, American singer-songwriter (d. 1991)
· 1927 – Bob Keeshan, American actor and producer (d. 2004)
· 1929 – Dick the Bruiser, American football player and wrestler (d. 1991)
· 1929 – Peter Maas, American journalist and author (d. 2001)
· 1930 – Ross Perot, American businessman and politician
· 1938 – Bruce Babbitt, American lawyer and politician, 47th United States Secretary of the Interior
· 1942 – Danny Schechter, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2015)
· 1953 – Alice McDermott, American novelist
· 1966 – J. J. Abrams, American director, producer, and screenwriter
· 1975 – Tobey Maguire, American actor
· 1984 – Khloé Kardashian, American model, businesswoman, and radio host