Today is Monday, the 15th of July of 2019 is the 196th day of the year...
169 days remain until the end of the year.
70 days until autumn begins
477 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020 (1 year 3 months and 19 days from today)
The sun rises at 6:00 am
and the sun sets at 8:31 pm.
Today we will have 14 hours and 31 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:15 pm.
The first low tide will be at 5:25am
and the next low tide at 5:03 pm.
The first high tide will be at 12:38 pm
and the next high tide at 11:08 pm.
The Moon is 98.0% visible; a Waxing Gibbous
Tomorrow’s moon is called the Full Buck Moon. At this time, a buck’s antlers are in full growth mode. This full Moon has also been called the Thunder Moon, because thunderstorms are so frequent during this month.
Moon Direction: 238.64° WSW↑
Moon Altitude: 2.35°
Moon Distance: 245226 mi
Next Full Moon: tomorrow Tuesday July 16, 2019 at 2:38 pm
Next New Moon: Wednesday July 31, 2019 at 8:11 pm
Next Moonset: Today at 4:51 am
Global Hug Your Kids Day
Gummi Worm Day
I Love Horses Day
National Be a Dork Day
National Get Out of the Doghouse Day
National Give Something Away Day
National Pet Fire Safety Day
National Respect Canada Day
National Tapioca Pudding Day
Saint Swithin's Day
Today is also…
Bon Festival in the Kantō region, Japan
Birthday of Don Luis Muñoz Rivera in Puerto Rico
Marine Day in Japan
President's Day in Botswana
Elderly Men Day in Kiribati
Festival of Santa Rosalia in Palermo, Sicily
Sultan's Birthday in Brunei Darussalam
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1606 – Rembrandt, Dutch painter and etcher (d. 1669)
1796 – Thomas Bulfinch, American mythologist (d. 1867)
1892 – Walter Benjamin, German philosopher and critic (d. 1940)
1911 – Edward Shackleton, Baron Shackleton, English geographer and politician, Secretary of State for Air (d. 1994)
1919 – Iris Murdoch, Anglo-Irish British novelist and philosopher (d. 1999)
1925 – D. A. Pennebaker, American documentary filmmaker
1929 – Francis Bebey, Cameroonian-French guitarist (d. 2001)
1930 – Jacques Derrida, Algerian-French philosopher and academic (d. 2004)
1931 – Clive Cussler, American archaeologist and author
1933 – Guido Crepax, Italian author and illustrator (d. 2003)
1946 – Linda Ronstadt, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
1950 – Arianna Huffington, Greek-American journalist and publisher (The Huffington Post)
1951 – Gregory Isaacs, Jamaican-English singer-songwriter (d. 2010)
1951 – Jesse Ventura, American wrestler, actor, and politician, 38th Governor of Minnesota
1953 – Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Haitian priest and politician, 49th President of Haiti
1956 – Joe Satriani, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1961 – Scott Ritter, American soldier and international weapons inspector
1961 – Forest Whitaker, American actor
1968 – Eddie Griffin, American comedian, actor, and producer
1976 – Gabriel Iglesias, Mexican-American comedian and voice actor
…and on this day in history…
1799 – The Rosetta Stone is found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during Napoleon's Egyptian Campaign.
1834 – The Spanish Inquisition is officially disbanded after nearly 356 years.
1910 – In his book Clinical Psychiatry, Emil Kraepelin gives a name to Alzheimer's disease, naming it after his colleague Alois Alzheimer.
1916 – In Seattle, Washington, William Boeing and George Conrad Westervelt incorporate Pacific Aero Products (later renamed Boeing).
1955 – Eighteen Nobel laureates sign the Mainau Declaration against nuclear weapons, later co-signed by thirty-four others.
1975 – Space Race: Apollo–Soyuz Test Project features the dual launch of an Apollo spacecraft and a Soyuz spacecraft on the first joint Soviet-United States human-crewed flight. It was both the last launch of an Apollo spacecraft, and the Saturn family of rockets.
2003 – AOL Time Warner disbands Netscape. The Mozilla Foundation is established on the same day.
2006 – Twitter is launched, becoming one of the largest social media platforms in the world.