Almanac - Thursday, July 19, 2018
Today is Thursday, July 19, 2018. It is the 200th day of the year, there are 165 days remaining in 2018.
The sun will rise today at 6:02 AM
And will set at 8:28 PM
There will be 14 hours and 26 minutes of daylight
Today is a first quarter moon
It will rise at 1:26 PM
Today’s first high tide was at 12:45 AM
The next high tide will be at 1:28 PM
The first low tide is at 7:25 AM
The next low tide will be at 7:59 PM
- Stick out your tongue day
- National daiquiri day
- National Raspberry Cake day
- National Flight Attendant Professionals Day
If today is your birthday, happy birthday to you! You share this special day with:
1924 – Arthur Rankin Jr., American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
1932 – Jan Lindblad, Swedish biologist and photographer (d. 1987)
1938 – Jayant Narlikar, Indian astrophysicist and astronomer
1947 – Bernie Leadon, American guitarist and songwriter
1947 – Brian May, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and astrophysicist
1960 – Kevin Haskins, English drummer and songwriter
1961 – Lisa Lampanelli, American comedian, actress, and author
1961 – Hideo Nakata, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter
1961 – Campbell Scott, American actor, director, and producer
1964 – Masahiko Kondō, Japanese singer-songwriter and race car driver
1974 – Preston Wilson, American baseball player and sportscaster
1982 – Jared Padalecki, American actor
On this day in history
1553 – Lady Jane Grey is replaced by Mary I of England as Queen of England after only nine days on the throne.
1845 – Great New York City Fire of 1845: The last great fire to affect Manhattan began early in the morning and was subdued that afternoon. The fire killed four firefighters, 26 civilians, and destroyed 345 buildings.
1848 – The first Women's Rights Convention opens in Seneca Falls, New York.
1900 – The first line of the Paris Métro opens for operation.
1903 – Maurice Garin wins the first Tour de France.
1976 – Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal is created.
1977 – The world's first Global Positioning System (GPS) signal was transmitted
1983 – The first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.