Almanac - Wednesday 7/18/18
Today Wednesday, the 18th of July of 2018 is the 199th day of the year.
There are 166 days remaining until the end of the year.
111 days until mid-term election Tuesday November 6, 2018
(3 months and 19 days from today)
839 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
(2 years 3 months and 16 days from today)
The sun rises at 6:03 am
and sunset will be at 8:29 pm.
Today we will have 14 hours and 26 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:16 pm.
The first high tide was at 4:07 am
and the next high tide will be at 5:25 pm.
The first low tide will be at 10:19 am
and the next low tide at 11:31 pm.
Pollen count is low-medium today at 2.9 rising to 4.6 this weekend
The Moon is currently 36.1% visible; a Waxing Crescent
Moon Direction: ↑ 337.88° NNW
Moon Altitude: -50.06°
Moon Distance: 234515 mi
Next Full Moon: on a Friday, July 27, 20181:20 pm
Next New Moon: on a Saturday Aug 11, 2018 at 2:57 am
Next Moonrise: Today at 12:24 pm
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday to you! You share this day with…
1895 – Machine Gun Kelly, American gangster (d. 1954)
1906 – Clifford Odets, American director, playwright, and screenwriter (d. 1963)
1909 – Harriet Nelson, American singer and actress (d. 1994)
1921 – John Glenn, American colonel, astronaut, and politician (d. 2016)
1929 – Screamin' Jay Hawkins, American R&B singer-songwriter, musician, and actor (d. 2000)
1933 – Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Russian poet and playwright (d. 2017)
1937 – Hunter S. Thompson, American journalist and author (d. 2005)
1939 – Dion DiMucci, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1941 – Lonnie Mack, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2016)
1941 – Martha Reeves, American singer and politician
…and on this day in history…
In 1932, the United States and Canada signed a treaty to develop the St. Lawrence Seaway.