Almanac - Tuesday 5/8/2018
Today is Tuesday, the 8th of May of 2018 is the 128th day of the year.
There are 237 days remaining until the end of the year.
182 days until mid-term elections on Tuesday November 06 2018
(5 months and 29 days from today)
910 days until presidential elections on Tuesday November 03 2020
(2 years 5 months and 26 days from today)
The sun will rise in San Francisco at 6:05 am
and sunset will be at 8:08 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that
the first low tide will be at 1:02 am
and the next low tide at 12:48 pm.
The first high tide will be at 5:59 am
and the next high tide at 8:16 pm.
The Moon is currently 45.9 % visible
A Waning Crescent
Moon Direction:↑ 138.75° SE
Moon Altitude: 25.60°
Moon Distance: 248943 mi
Next New Moon: May 15, 2018 at 4:47 am
Next Full Moon: May 29, 2018 at 7:19 am
Next Moonset: Today at 1:14 pm
(and international holidays from Wikipedia)
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1895 – Fulton J. Sheen, American archbishop (d. 1979)
1895 – Edmund Wilson, American critic, essayist, and editor (d. 1972)
1910 – Mary Lou Williams, American pianist and composer (d. 1981)
1911 – Robert Johnson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1938)
1920 – Tom of Finland, Finnish illustrator (d. 1991)
1926 – Don Rickles, American comedian and actor (d. 2017)
1930 – Gary Snyder, American poet, essayist, and translator
1937 – Thomas Pynchon, American novelist
1940 – Ricky Nelson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (d. 1985)
1940 – Toni Tennille, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1945 – Keith Jarrett, American pianist and composer
1970 – Naomi Klein, Canadian author and activist
1976 – Martha Wainwright, Canadian-American singer-songwriter and guitarist
…and on this day in history…
1973 – A 71-day standoff between federal authorities and the American Indian Movement members occupying the Pine Ridge Reservation at Wounded Knee, South Dakota ends with the surrender of the militants.
The Mellow Dudes
Pat Smith, Tim Hagan, and Joe Burke
next Saturday May 12 at 8:30 PM
Java Beach Café
La Playa and Judah
at the end of the N-Judah Line
a block inland from the ocean