Almanac - Tuesday 3/5/19
Today is Tuesday March 5, 2019. It is the 64th day of the year. There are 301 days remaining until the end of the year. 15 days until spring begins. 609 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020...
(1 year 7 months and 29 days from today)
The sun will rise at 6:35 am
and sunset will be at 6:09 pm.
We will have 11 hours and 34 minutes of daylight today.
Solar noon will be at 12:22 pm.
The first low tide was at 4:35 am
and the next low tide at 4:59 pm.
The first high tide will be at 10:32 am
and the next high tide at 11:50 pm.
The Moon is currently 1.3% visible; a Waning Crescent
Moon Direction: 92.07° E↑
Moon Distance: 252270 mi
Next New Moon: Tomorrow Wednesday March 6, 2019 at 8:03 am
Next Full Moon: Wednesday March 20, 2019 at 6:42 pm
Next Moonrise: Today at 6:24 am
Today is also…
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1908 – Rex Harrison, English actor (d. 1990)
1922 – Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1975)
1929 – J. B. Lenoir, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1967)
1948 – Elaine Paige, English singer and actress
1949 – Tom Russell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1957 – Ray Suarez, American journalist and author
1958 – Andy Gibb, English-Australian singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1988)
1969 – M.C. Solaar, Afro-French rapper
…and on this day in history…
1770 – Boston Massacre: Five Americans, including Crispus Attucks, are fatally shot by British troops in an event that would contribute to the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War (also known as the American War of Independence) five years later.
The Fifth of March is a 1995 novel about the Boston Massacre by historian and author Ann Rinaldi about a fourteen-year-old indentured servant named Rachel Marsh who finds herself changing as she meets many people
including a British soldiers and survivors of the massacre.
1970 – The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons goes into effect after ratification by 43 nations,