Almanac - Monday 11/26/18
Today is Monday, the 26th of November of 2018; it is the 330th day of the year. There are 35 days remaining until the end of the year. 25 days until winter begins, and 708 days until Presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020...
(1 year 11 months and 8 days from today)
The sun will rises at 7:02 am
and the sun sets at 4:52 pm.
Today we will have 9 hours and 50 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 11:57 am.
The first high tide was at 2:20 am
and the next high tide will be at 12:55 pm.
The first low tide will be at 6:51 am
and the next low tide at 7:46 pm.
Moon Direction: 240.93° WSW↑
Moon Altitude: 61.83°
Moon Distance: 227807 mi
Next New Moon: Dec 6, 2018 at 11:20 pm
Next Full Moon: Dec 22, 2018 at 9:48 am
Next Moonset: Today at 10:28 am
Today is also….
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1909 – Eugène Ionesco, Romanian-French playwright and critic (d. 1994)
1938 – Rich Little, Canadian-American comedian, actor, and singer
1939 – Wayland Flowers, American actor and puppeteer (d. 1988)
1939 – Tina Turner, American-Swiss singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
1940 – Davey Graham, English guitarist and songwriter (d. 2008)
…and on this day in history…
1863 – United States President Abraham Lincoln proclaims November 26 as a national Thanksgiving Day, to be celebrated annually on the final Thursday of November. Following the Franksgiving controversy from 1939 to 1941, it has been observed on the fourth Thursday in 1942 and subsequent years.
1942 – Casablanca, the movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, premieres in New York City