Almanac - Thursday 6/27/19
Today is Thursday, the 27th of June of 2019...
It is the 178th day of the year. 187 days remain until the end of the year. 88 days until autumn begins and 495 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020...
(1 year 4 months and 7 days from today)
The sun rises at 5:50 am
and the sun sets at 8:36 pm.
Today we will have 14 hours and 46 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 1:13 pm.
The first low tide was at 2:27 am
and the next low tide will be at 1:34 pm.
The first high tide will be at 8:28 am
and the final high tide at 8:20 pm.
The Moon is 30.3%; a Waning Crescent
Moon Direction: 102.91° ESE↑
Moon Altitude: 25.16°
Moon Distance: 244915 mi
Next New Moon: Tuesday July 2, 2019 at 12:16 pm
Next Full Moon: Tuesday July 16, 2019 at 2:38 pm
Next Moonset: Today at 3:28 pm
In 1880, author-lecturer Helen Keller, who lived most of her life without sight or hearing, was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama.
In 1905, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded in Chicago.
Today is also…
Canadian Multiculturalism Day in Canada
Seven Sleepers' Day or Siebenschläfertag in Germany
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1850 – Lafcadio Hearn, Greek-Japanese historian and author (d. 1904)
1869 – Emma Goldman, Lithuanian-Canadian philosopher and activist (d. 1940)
1872 – Paul Laurence Dunbar, American author, poet, and playwright (d. 1906)
1925 – Doc Pomus, American singer-songwriter (d. 1991)
1929 – Peter Maas, American journalist and author (d. 2001)
1942 – Danny Schechter, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2015)
1953 – Alice McDermott, American novelist
1975 – Tobey Maguire, American actor
…and on this day in history…