Almanac - Tuesday 4/16/19
Today is Tuesday, the 16th of April of 2019. It is the 106th day of the year. There are 259 days remaining until the end of the year. 66 days until summer begins. 567 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
(1 year 6 months and 18 days from today)
The sun rises at 6:32 am
and the sun will set at 7:48 pm.
Today we will have 13 hours and 16 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 1:10 pm.
The first low tide was at 3:39 am
and the next low tide will be at 3:54 pm.
The first high tide will be at 9:44 am
and the next high tide at 10:46 pm.
The Moon is currently 87.9% visible; a Waxing Gibbous
Moon Direction: 276.75° W↑
Moon Altitude: 5.89°
Moon Distance: 226381 mi
Next Full Moon: Friday April 19, 2019 at 4:12 am
Next New Moon: Saturday May 4, 2019 at 3:45 pm
Next Moonset: Today at 5:14 am
Today is also…
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1918 – Spike Milligan, Irish actor, comedian, and writer (d. 2002)
1921 – Peter Ustinov, English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2004)
1924 – Henry Mancini, American composer and conductor (d. 1994)
1930 – Herbie Mann, American flute player and composer (d. 2003)
1939 – Dusty Springfield, English singer and record producer (d. 1999)
1946 – R. Carlos Nakai, American flute player
1947 – Gerry Rafferty, Scottish singer-songwriter (d. 2011)
1965 – Martin Lawrence, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1971 – Selena, American singer-songwriter, actress, and fashion designer (d. 1995)
1972 – Tracy K. Smith, American poet and educator
…and on this day in history…