Almanac - Friday 7/19/2019
Today Friday, the 19th of July, 2019, is the 200th day of the year.
There are 165 days remaining until the end of the year.
The sun will rise in San Francisco at 6:02am
and sunset will be at 8:28pm.
We will have 14 hours and 25 minutes of daylight.
High tides today at 1:02am and 3:05pm
Low tides today will be at 7:49am and 7:54pm
The moon today is a waning gibbous moon, it is 91.4% illuminated
It will rise at 10:31pm
The next new moon will be on July 31
New Friends Day
Stick Out Your Tongue Day
National Daiquiri Day
National Raspberry Cake Day
Flight Attendant Safety Professionals Day
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1834 – Edgar Degas, French painter, sculptor, and illustrator
1868 – Florence Foster Jenkins, American soprano and educator
1921 – Elizabeth Spencer, American novelist, short story writer, and playwright
1924 – Arthur Rankin Jr., American director, producer, and screenwriter
1947 – Bernie Leadon, American guitarist and songwriter
1947 – Brian May, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and astrophysicist
1952 – Jayne Anne Phillips American novelist and short story writer
1961 – Lisa Lampanelli, American comedian, actress, and author
1961 – Campbell Scott, American actor, director, and producer
1962 – Anthony Edwards, American actor and director
1970 – Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish lawyer and politician, First Minister of Scotland
1976 – Benedict Cumberbatch, English actor
1982 – Jared Padalecki, American actor
1985 – LaMarcus Aldridge, American basketball player
... and on this day in history…
AD 64 – The Great Fire of Rome causes widespread devastation and rages on for six days, destroying half of the city.
1553 – Lady Jane Grey is replaced by Mary I of England as Queen of England after only nine days on the throne.
1845 – Great New York City Fire of 1845: The last great fire to affect Manhattan began early in the morning and was subdued that afternoon. The fire killed four firefighters and 26 civilians, and destroyed 345 buildings.
1983 – The first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.