Almanac - Wednesday 9/20/17
Today Wednesday, 20th of September of 2017 is the 263rd day of the year....
There are 102 days remaining until the end of the year.
412 days until mid-terms elections on Tuesday November 6, 2018
1 year 1 month and 17 days from today
1140 days until Presidential Elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
3 years 1 month and 14 days from today
The sun will rise this morning at 6:57 am
and the sun will set at 7:09 pm.
Today we will have 12 hours and 12 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:03 pm.
The first low tide will be at 5:59 am
and the next low tide at 6:21 pm.
The only high tide of the day will be at 12:43 pm.
The Moon is only 0.2% illuminated
A Near New Moon, now a Waxing Crescent
Moon Direction:↑ 63.94° ENE
Moon Distance:238487 mi
Next Full Moon: Oct 5, 2017 at 11:40 am
Next New Moon: Oct 19, 2017 at 12:12 pm
Next Moonrise: Today at 7:19 am
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
On Sept. 20, 1878, Upton Sinclair, author of "The Jungle" and passionate crusader for social reform, was born.
1934 – Sophia Loren, Italian actress
1948 – George R. R. Martin, American novelist and short story writer. He wrote something called A Game Of Thrones.
On this day in history…
1848 – The American Association for the Advancement of Science is created.
1904 – Wilbur Wright, who with his brother Orville, is credited for inventing the first airplane, made a complete circle in 1 minute and 16 seconds on the Wright Flyer II.
1973 – Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes tennis match at the Houston Astrodome. Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in straight sets 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 in a $100,000 winner-take-all tennis match.