Almanac - Thursday 6/13/19
Today is Thursday, June 13, the 164th day of 2019...
There are 201 days left in the year.
and 509 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020...
(1 year 4 months and 21 days from today)
The sun rises at 5:47 am
and the sun sets at 8:33 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that t
The first low tide was at 3:22 am
and the next low tide will be at 2:49 pm.
The first high tide will be at 9:46 am
and the next high tide at 9:31 pm.
Today we will have 14 hours and 46 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:10 pm.
The Moon is 83.7% visible; a Waxing Gibbous
Next Full Moon: Monday June 17, 2019 at 1:30 am
Next New Moon: Tuesday July 2, 2019 at 12:16 pm
Next Moonrise: Today at 4:57 pm
Today is also…
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1893 – Dorothy L. Sayers, English author and poet (d. 1957)
1926 – Paul Lynde, American actor and comedian (d. 1982)
1931 – Irvin D. Yalom, American psychotherapist and academic
1935 – Jeanne-Claude, Moroccan sculptor and painter (d. 2009)
1943 – Malcolm McDowell, English actor and producer
1963 – Audrey Niffenegger, American author and academic
1986 – Ashley Olsen, American child actress, fashion designer, and businesswoman
1986 – Mary-Kate Olsen, American child actress, fashion designer, and businesswoman
…and on this day in history…
In 1842, Queen Victoria became the first British monarch to ride on a train, traveling from Slough Railway Station to Paddington in 25 minutes.
1893 – Grover Cleveland notices a rough spot in his mouth and on July 1 undergoes secret, successful surgery to remove a large, cancerous portion of his jaw; the operation was not revealed to the public until 1917, nine years after the president's death.
On June 13, 1966, the Supreme Court ruled in Miranda v. Arizona that criminal suspects had to be informed of their constitutional right to consult with an attorney and to remain silent.
In 1978, the movie musical "Grease," starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, had its world premiere in New York.
In 1993, Canada's Progressive Conservative Party chose Defense Minister Kim Campbell to succeed Brian Mulroney (muhl-ROO'-nee) as prime minister; she was the first woman to hold the post.