Today is Tuesday, the 18th of September of 2018. It is the 261st day of the year.
There are 104 days remaining until the end of the year. 4 days until autumn begins
49 days until mid-term elections Tuesday November 6, 2018 ...
(1 month and 19 days from today)
The sun rises at 6:55 am
and sunset will be at 7:11 pm.
Today we will have 12 hours and 16 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 1:03 pm.
The first low tide was at 1:31 am
and the next low tide will be at 1:47 pm.
The first high tide will be at 8:56 am
and the next high tide at 7:26 pm.
A medium pollen count all week, today’s reading is 5.9
The Moon is 64.6% visible; a Waxing Gibbous
Moon Direction:↑ 277.28° W
Moon Distance:250725 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 3:43 pm
Chiropractic Founders Day
Hug a Greeting Card Writer Day
International Read an eBook Day
National Cheeseburger Day
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
National IT Professionals Day
National Respect Day
Rice Krispies Treats Day
Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day
World Bamboo Day
Day of National Music in Azerbaijan
Island Language Day in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
National Day or Dieciocho in Chile
Navy Day in Croatia
World Water Monitoring Day
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1905 – Greta Garbo, Swedish-American actress (d. 1990)
1917 – June Foray, American actress and voice artist (d. 2017)
1939 – Fred Willard, American actor and comedian
1940 – Frankie Avalon, American singer and actor
1945 – P. F. Sloan, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2015)
1945 – John McAfee, Scottish-American computer programmer, founded McAfee
1950 – Anna Deavere Smith, American actress and playwright
1951 – Dee Dee Ramone, American singer-songwriter and bass player (d. 2002)
1971 – Lance Armstrong, American cyclist and activist, founded the Lance Armstrong Foundation
1971 – Jada Pinkett Smith, American actress
…and on this day in history…
1837 – Tiffany & Co. (first named Tiffany & Young) is founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and Teddy Young in New York City. The store is called a "stationery and fancy goods emporium".
1851 – First publication of The New-York Daily Times, which later becomes The New York Times.
1870 – Old Faithful Geyser is observed and named by Henry D. Washburn.
1882 – The Pacific Stock Exchange opens.
1919 – The Netherlands gives women the right to vote.
1919 – Fritz Pollard becomes the first African American to play professional football for a major team, the Akron Pros.
1927 – The Columbia Broadcasting System goes on the air.
1948 – Margaret Chase Smith of Maine becomes the first woman elected to the United States Senate without completing another senator's term.
1960 – Fidel Castro arrives in New York City as the head of the Cuban delegation to the United Nations.
1961 – U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld dies in a airplane crash while attempting to negotiate peace in the Katanga region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
1977 – Voyager I takes the first distant photograph of the Earth and the Moon together.
1997 – United States media magnate Ted Turner donates US$1 billion to the United Nations.