Almanac - Wednesday 11/22/17
Today Wednesday, the 22th of November of 2017 is the 326th day of the year.
There are 39 days remaining until the end of the year.
349 days until mid-term elections on Tuesday November 6, 2018
(11 months and 15 days from today)
1077 days until Presidential Elections on Tuesday November 3, 2020
(2 years 11 months and 12 days from today)
The sun rises at 6:59 am
and sunset will be at 4:54 pm.
Today we will have 9 hours and 55 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 11:56 am.
The first high tide was at 2:35 am
and the next high tide will be at 12:56 pm.
The first low tide will be at 7:09 am
and the next low tide at 7:47 pm.
The Moon is currently 14.2% illuminated
A Waxing Crescent moon
Moon Direction: ↑ 60.98° ENE
Moon Altitude: -60.53°
Moon Distance: 252196 mi
Next Full Moon: Sunday December 3, 2017 at 7:46 am
Next New Moon: Sunday December 17, 2017 at 10:30 pm
Next Moonrise: Today 10:20 am
Day of Justice in Azerbaijan
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday to you! You share this day with...
1868 - John Nance Garner,
1869 - Andre Gide, French writer
1898 - Wiley Post, American aviator; made first solo flight around the world
1921 – Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian, actor, rapper, and screenwriter (d. 2004)
1924 -- Geraldine Page,American actress
1943 – Billie Jean King, American tennis player and sportscaster
1950 - William Kotzwinkle, American novelist and screenwriter
1950 – Steven Van Zandt, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor
1950 – Tina Weymouth, American singer-songwriter and bass player
1958 – Jamie Lee Curtis, American actress
1967 – Mark Ruffalo, American actor and activist
1986 – Oscar Pistorius, South African sprinter
On this day in history…
1837 – Canadian journalist and politician William Lyon Mackenzie calls for a rebellion against the United Kingdom in his essay "To the People of Upper Canada", published in his newspaper The Constitution.
1906 - The SOS distress signal was adopted at the International Radio Telegraphic Convention in Berlin.
1963 – U.S. President John F. Kennedy is assassinated and Texas Governor John Connally is seriously wounded by Lee Harvey Oswald, who also killed Dallas Police officer J. D. Tippit after fleeing the scene.
2005 - The Microsoft video game console Xbox 360 went on sale