Almanac - Monday 6/18/18
Today is Monday, 18th of June of 2018
It is the 169th day of the year
There are 196 days remaining until the end of the year.
141 days until mid-term elections on Tuesday November 6, 2018
(4 months and 19 days from today)
869 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
(2 years 4 months and 16 days from today)
a slightly declining medium reading in the pollen count from 6.9 to 5.7 in the next few days
The sun rose at 5:48 am
and sunset will be at 8:35 pm.
Today we will have 14 hours and 47 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:11 pm.
The first high tide was at 3:13 am
and the next high tide will be at 5:18 pm.
The first low tide will be at 9:55 am
and the next low tide at 10:40 pm.
The Moon is 28.8% visible; a Waxing Crescent
Moon Direction: ↑ 348.53° NNW
Moon Altitude: -39.42°
Moon Distance: 229094 mi
Next Full Moon: Wednesday June 27, 2018 at 9:53 pm
Next New Moon: Thursday July 12, 2018 at 7:47 pm
Next Moonrise: Today at 11:19 am
Ride Motorcycles to Work Day
Foundation Day in Benguet, a province in the Philippines on the Island of Luzon
Waterloo Day in United Kingdom
as it was on this day in 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte met his Waterloo as British and Prussian troops defeated the French in Belgium.
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1913 – Sammy Cahn, American pianist and composer (d. 1993)
1913 – Sylvia Porter, American economist and journalist (d. 1991)
1936 – Barack Obama Sr., Kenyan economist (d. 1982)
1942 – Roger Ebert, American journalist, critic, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
1942 – Paul McCartney, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1952 – Isabella Rossellini, Italian actress, director, producer, and screenwriter
…and on this day in history…
On June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally K. Ride became America's first woman in space as she and four colleagues blasted off aboard the space shuttle Challenger on a six-day mission.