Almanac - Wednesday 3/13/19
Today is Wednesday, the 13th of March of 2019. It is the 72nd day of the year. There are 293 days remaining until the end of the year. 7 days until spring begins. 601 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020...
(1 year 7 months and 21 days from today)
The sun will rise in San Francisco at 7:23 am
and sunset will be at 7:16 pm.
Today we will have 11 hours and 53 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:19 pm.
The first high tide was at 4:26 am
and the next high tide will be at 6:42 pm.
The first low tide will be at 11:18 am
and the next low tide at 10:58 pm.
The Moon is 39.9% visible; a Waxing Crescent
Moon Direction: 330.42° NNW↑
Moon Altitude: -28.92°
Moon Distance: 237712 mi
Next Full Moon: Wednesday March 20, 2019 at 6:42 pm
Next New Moon: Friday April 5, 2019 at 1:50 am
Next Moonrise: Today at 11:38 am
Today is also…
On this day in Women’s Herstory…
- March 13, 1986 – Susan Butcher won the first of 3 straight and 4 total Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Races in Alaska
- March 13, 1892 (1978) – Janet Flanner, journalist, wrote a weekly letter for the New Yorker from France under the name “Genet” (Frenchified “Janet”) for 50 years except for the Nazi occupation, was made a knight of the Legion of House (1948)
- March 13, 1898 (1988) – La Meri, one of the world’s greatest ethnological dancers from 1924 to the 1970s, danced with Anna Pavlova, learned native dances all over the world, lectured, wrote, founded the Ethnologic Dance Theater
- March 13, 1944 – Susan Gerbi, biochemist, helped devise a method to map the start site of DNA replication, researched the role of hormones in certain cancers
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1949 – Julia Migenes, American soprano and actress
1950 – Charles Krauthammer, American physician, journalist, and author (d. 2018)
1950 – William H. Macy, American actor, director, and screenwriter