KALW Almanac - Thursday 11/9/17
Today, Thursday, the 9th of November of 2017 is the 313th day of the year...
There are 52 days remaining until the end of the year
362 days until mid-term elections Tuesday November 6, 2018
(11 months and 28 days from today)
1090 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
( 2 years 11 months and 25 days from today)
The sun will rise at 6:45 am
and the sun will set at 5:02 pm.
Today we will have 10 hours and 17 minutes of daylight.
The solar noon will be at 11:53 am.
The first high tide was at 4:17 am
and the next high tide will be at 3:02 pm.
The first low tide will be at 9:11 am
and the next low tide at 9:51 pm.
The Moon is 64.6% illuminated; a Waning Gibbous moon
Moon Direction: ↑ 194.58° SSW
Moon Altitude: 69.77°
Moon Distance: 229690 mi
Next New Moon: Saturday November 18, 2017 at 3:42 am
Next Full Moon: Sunday December 3, 2017 at 7:46 am
Next Moonset: Today at 12:16 pm
Inventors' Day (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)
World Freedom Day (United States)
National Flag Day (Azerbaijan)
If today is your birthday
1914 – Hedy Lamarr, Austrian-American actress and inventor (d. 2000)
1922 -- Dorothy Dandridge, American actress and pianist
1934 – Carl Sagan, American astronomer, astrophysicist, and cosmologist (d. 1996)
1936 – Mary Travers, American singer-songwriter (d. 2009)
1941 – Tom Fogerty, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1990)
1968 – Colin Hay, English political scientist, author, and academic
1970 – Scarface, American rapper and producer
1970 – Susan Tedeschi, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
On this day in history…
1935 – United Mine Workers president John L. Lewis and other labor leaders formed the Committee for Industrial Organization.
1967 – The first issue of Rolling Stone magazine is published.
1998 – Capital punishment in the United Kingdom, already abolished for murder, is completely abolished for all remaining capital offences.