Almanac - Wednesday 4/18/18
Today is Wednesday, the 18th of April of 2018 is the 108th day of the year.
There are 257 days remaining until the end of the year...
64 days until Summer begins
202 days until mid-term elections
930 days until presidential elections
The sun rises at 6:29 am
and sun sets at 7:50pm.
We will have 13 hours and 21 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:09 pm.
The first high tide was at 1:21 am
The first low tide will be at 7:46am
The next high tide at 2:48 pm.
and the final low tide at 7:42 pm.
The moon is 7.7 % visible… a waxing crescent
Moon Direction: ↑ 34.56° NE
Moon Altitude: -30.15°
Moon Distance: 230229 mi
Next Moonrise: Today at 8:36 am
First Quarter Moon in 4 days on Sunday the 22nd of April of 2018 at 2:46 pm
Full Moon in 11 days also on a Sunday the 29th of April of 2018 at 5:58 pm
Last Quarter Moon in 19 days on Monday the 7th of May of 2018 at 7:09 pm
and a New Moon in 26 days on Tuesday the 15th of May of 2018 at 4:48 am
April 18 is a 1984 Indian Malayalam film written and directed by Balachandra Menon, who also features in the lead role. It also stars Shobhana, Adoor Bhasi and Bharath Gopi in other pivotal roles. The film marks the acting debut of Shobhana, credited as Meera. The film was a blockbuster of 1984. It has musical score composed by A. T. Ummer.
Today is also…
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1882 – Leopold Stokowski, English conductor (d. 1977)
1922 – Lord Kitchner, Trinidadian singer (d. 2000)
1924 – Henry Hyde, American commander, lawyer, and politician (d. 2007)
1942 – Robert Christgau, American journalist and critic
He shape-shifts into a 12 year old rat missing one toe named Scabbers and was a disloyal friend of James and Lily Evans Potter. He lead Lord Voldemort to them and consequently made Harry Potter an orphan.
1963 – Conan O'Brien, American actor, producer, screenwriter, and talk show host
1979 – Ethan Cohn, American actor
1984 – America Ferrera, American actress and producer
…and on this day in history…
1980 – The Republic of Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) comes into being, with Canaan Banana as the country's first President. The Zimbabwean dollar replaces the Rhodesian dollar as the official currency.