KALW Almanac - Monday July 11, 2016
Today Monday, 11th of July of 2016 is the 193rd day of the year
There are 173 days remaining until the end of the year.
The sun will rise in San Francisco at 5:58 am
and sunset will be at 8:33 pm.
Today we will have 14 hours and 35 minutes of sun.
The solar transit will be at 1:16 pm.
The first high tide will be at 5:15 am
and the next high tide at 6:19 pm.
The only low tide of the day will be at 11:16 am.
Moon: 45.1%Waxing Crescent
Moonrise Today: 1:13 PM↑ 96° East
Moonset Today: 12:29 AM↑ 267° West
Today is All American Pet Photo Day!
Today is Bowdler's Day!
Free Slurpee Day
International Town Criers Day
National Blueberry Muffin Day
National Cheer up the Lonely Day
National Mojito Day
National Rainier Cherries Day
National Swimming Pool Day
World Population Day
Day of the Bandoneón in Argentina
Day of the Flemish Community in Belgium
Eleventh Night in Northern Ireland
Gospel Day in Kiribati
Imamat Day for followers of Isma'ilism
The first day of Naadam (July 11-15) in Mongolia
on this day in history….
1804 – A duel occurs in which the Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr
mortally wounds former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton.
1962 – First transatlantic satellite television transmission.
On July 11, 1979, the abandoned United States space station Skylab made a spectacular return to Earth, burning up in the atmosphere and showering debris over the Indian Ocean and Australia.
1859Big Ben, the great bell inside the famous London clock tower, chimed for
the first time.
1914Baseball Hall of Famer Babe Ruth made his major league debut as a
pitcher for the Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston.
1960"To Kill a Mockingbird," Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, was
1995The United States normalized relations with Vietnam.
E. B. White 7/11/1899 - 10/1/1985 American author and editor for The New Yorker
54Robert I, the Bruce 7/11/1274 - 6/7/1329Scottish king (1306-29)
80John Quincy Adams 7/11/1767 - 2/23/1848American sixth president
65Yul Brynner 7/11/1920 - 10/10/1985American stage and motion-picture actor
1931 – Tab Hunter, American actor and singer
1934 – Giorgio Armani, Italian fashion designer, founded the Armani Company
1957 – Michael Rose, Jamaican singer-songwriter (Black Uhuru)
1959 – Suzanne Vega, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1967 – Jhumpa Lahiri, English-American author and academic
1975 – Lil' Kim, American rapper, producer, and actress (Junior M.A.F.I.A.)