Almanac - Wednesday 5/2/18
Today is Wednesday, the 2nd of May of 2018.
It is the 122nd day of the year.
There are 243 days remaining until the end of the year.
188 days until mid-term elections Tuesday November 06 2018
(6 months and 4 days from today)
916 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 03 2020
(2 years 6 months and 1 day from today)
The sun rises at 6:12 am
and sunset will be at 8:03 pm.
Today we will have 13 hours and 51 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:07 pm.
The first high tide was at 1:10 am
and the next high tide will be at 2:55 pm.
The first low tide will be at 7:47 am
and the next low tide at 7:41 pm.
The Moon is currently --% visible
A Waning Gibbous
Moon Direction: ↑ 208.96° SSW
Moon Altitude: 28.40°
Moon Distance: 247383 mi
Next Moonset:Today8:14 am
Last Quarter Moon in 6 days on Monday the 7th of May of 2018 at 7:09 pm
New Moon in 13 days on Tuesday the 15th of May of 2018 at 4:48 am
First Quarter Moon in 20 days Monday the 21st of May of 2018 at 8:49 pm
Full Moon in 27 days on Tuesday the 29th of May of 2018 at 7:20 am
There is a Romanian village called 2 Mai.
Today is Baby Day
Also known as Sibling Appreciation Day
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1860 – Theodor Herzl, Austro-Hungarian zionist philosopher, journalist and author (d. 1904)
1924 – Theodore Bikel, Austrian-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (d. 2015)
1929 – Link Wray, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2005)
1936 – Engelbert Humperdinck, English singer and pianist
1937 – Lorenzo Music, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2001)
1945 – Judge Dread, English singer-songwriter (d. 1998)
1945 – Bianca Jagger, Nicaraguan-American model, actress, and activist
1946 – Lesley Gore, American singer-songwriter (d. 2015)
1972 – Dwayne Johnson, American-Canadian wrestler, actor, and producer
…and on this day in history….
1945 – World War II: A death march from Dachau to the Austrian border is halted by the segregated, all-Nisei 522nd Field Artillery Battalion of the U.S. Army in southern Bavaria, saving several hundred prisoners.