KALW Almanac - Wednesday July 20, 2016
Today Wednesday, 20th of July of 2016 is the 202nd day of the year. There are 164 days remaining until the end of 2016. The sun rose in San Francisco at 6:05 a.m. and sunset will be at 8:28 p.m.
Today we have 14 hours and 23 minutes of sun.
The solar transit will be at 1:16 pm.
The first low tide will be at 6:32 am
and the next low tide at 6:24 pm.
The only high tide of the day will be at 1:42 pm.
The Moon is 99.5 percent illuminated, now a waning gibbous moon
Moon Direction: Rising, 246.00° WSW
Moon Altitude: 3.79°
Moon Distance: 237,688 mi
Next New Moon: Aug 2, 20161:44 PM
Next Full Moon: Aug 18, 20162:26 AM
Next Moonset: Today at 6:53 AM
Ugly Truck Day
National Lollipop Day
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On this day in history…
1969 – Apollo program: Apollo 11's crew successfully makes the first manned landing on the Moon in the Sea of Tranquility. Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon (July 21 UTC).
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share your special day today with…
1925 – Frantz Fanon, French–Algerian psychiatrist and philosopher (d. 1961)
1933 – Cormac McCarthy, American author, playwright, and screenwriter
1938 – Diana Rigg, English actress and singer
1938 – Natalie Wood, American actress (d. 1981)
1947 – Carlos Santana, Mexican-American singer-songwriter and guitarist