Almanac - Monday 9/10/18
Today Monday, the 10th of September of 2018 is the 253rd day of the year.
There are 112 days remaining until the end of the year.
57 days until mid-term elections Tuesday November 6, 2018...
(1 month and 27 days from today)
and 785 days until Presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
(2 years 1 month and 24 days from today)
Air Quality Advisory from Sunday 9/09 through Tuesday 9/11 - upper level smoke from wildfires may impact visibility in northern and eastern parts of the Bay Area.
The sun rises at 6:48 am and sunset will be at 7:23 pm.
Today we will have 12 hours and 35 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 1:05 pm.
The first high tide was at 12:04am
and the next high tide will be at 1:03 pm.
The first low tide will be at 6:16 am
and the next low tide at 6:35 pm.
A medium pollen count today and tomorrow of 7.1, shooting up to a medium high of 8.2 by Wednesday
The Moon is 0.9% visible; a Waxing Crescent
Moon Direction: ↑ 54.50° NE
Moon Altitude: -31.66°
Moon Distance: 227480 mi
Next Full Moon: Monday September 24, 2018 at 7:52 pm
Next New Moon: Monday October 8, 2018 at 8:46 pm
Next Moonrise: Today at 7:45 am
…and on this day in history…
In 1962, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith, a black student.
On Sept. 10, 1963, 20 black students entered Alabama public schools following a standoff between federal authorities and Gov. George C. Wallace.
In 1993, "The X-Files" premiered on Fox Television.
Ten years ago in 2007, The world's largest particle collider passed its first major tests by firing two beams of protons in opposite directions around a 17-mile (27-kilometer) ring under the Franco-Swiss border.
Five years ago in 2012, President Barack Obama, in a nationally broadcast address, said diplomacy held "the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons" in Syria without the use of force, but declared the U.S. military would be "ready to respond" against President Bashar Assad if other measures failed.
One year ago in 2016
As he flew home from Colombia, Pope Francis called on President Donald Trump to rethink his decision ending a program protecting young immigrants from deportation; he said anyone who considers himself "pro-life" should keep families together.
Miss North Dakota, Cara Mund, was crowned Miss America in Atlantic City, N.J., after saying in an onstage interview that Donald Trump was wrong to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord.
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1852 – Alice Brown Davis, American tribal chief (d. 1935)
1904 – Max Shachtman, American theorist and politician (d. 1972)
1908 – Raymond Scott, American pianist, composer, and bandleader (d. 1994)
1929 – Arnold Palmer, American golfer and businessman (d. 2016)
1949 – Bill O'Reilly, American journalist and author
1960 – Colin Firth, English actor and producer
1968 – Guy Ritchie, English director, producer, and screenwriter