Almanac - Thursday 5/31/18
Today Thursday, the 31th of May of 2018 is the 151st day of the year.
There are 214 days remaining until the end of the year.
159 days until mid-term elections Tuesday November 6, 2018
(5 months and 6 days from today)
887 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
(2 years 5 months and 3 days from today)
The sun is rising at 5:49 am
and sunset will be at 8:27 pm.
We will have 14 hours and 38 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:08 pm.
The first high tide was at 12:35 am
and the next high tide at 2:47 pm.
The first low tide will be at 7:25 am
and the next low tide at 7:16 pm.
The Moon is 96.4% visible; a Waning Gibbous
Moon Direction:↑ 219.53° SW
Moon Distance:250561 mi
Next Moonset:Today7:36 am
We’ll see The Last Quarter Moon on Wednesday the 6th of June of 2018 at 11:32 am
A New Moon Wednesday the 13th of June of 2018 at 12:43 pm
We’ll have the First Quarter Moon Wednesday the 20th of June of 2018 at 3:51 am
and a Full Moon will rise on Wednesday the 27th of June of 2018 at 9:53 pm
The pollen count is medium at 6.6 and 6.3 today and tomorrow. However the pollen count goes up to a high-medium count of 7.3 to 7.8 this weekend
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1938 – Peter Yarrow, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1940 – Gilbert Shelton, American illustrator
1943 – Joe Namath, American football player, sportscaster, and actor
1948 – John Bonham, English musician, songwriter and drummer (d. 1980)
1960 – Chris Elliott, American actor, comedian, and screenwriter
1964 – Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels, American rapper and producer
1965 – Brooke Shields, American model, actress, and producer
…and on this day in history…
In 1790, President George Washington signed into law the first U.S. copyright act.
In 1935, movie studio 20th Century Fox was created through a merger of the Fox Film Corp. and Twentieth Century Pictures.
In 1994, the United States announced it was no longer aiming long-range nuclear missiles at targets in the former Soviet Union.
In 2005, breaking a silence of 30 years, former FBI official W. Mark Felt stepped forward as "Deep Throat," the secret Washington Post source during the Watergate scandal.
Ten years ago in 2008: Space shuttle Discovery and a crew of seven blasted into orbit, carrying a giant Japanese lab addition to the international space statio