It's Thursday, July 25, 2019...
It is the 206th day of the year.
159 days remain until the end of the year.
60 days until autumn begins
467 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
(1 year 3 months and 9 days from today)
The sun rises this morning at 6:08 am
and the sun sets at 8:24 pm.
We will have 14 hours and 16 minutes of daylight.
The first low tide was at 12:38 am
The first high tide will be at 6:32 am
and the next low tide at 11:49 am
Solar noon will be at 1:16 pm.
and the final high tide at 6:42 pm.
The Moon is 45.9% visible; a Waning Crescent
Moon Direction: 116.70° ESE↑
Moon Altitude: 42.51°
Moon Distance: 245074 mi
Next New Moon: Wednesday July 31, 2019 at 8:11 pm
Next Full Moon: Thursday August 15, 2019 at 5:29 am
Next Moonset: Today at 2:15 pm
Feast of Saint James
Health and Happiness with Hypnosis Day
International Red Shoe Day
National Carousel Day
National Chili Dog Day
National Hire a Veteran Day
National Hot Fudge Sundae Day
National Intern Day
National Refreshment Day
National Wine and Cheese Day
Thread the Needle Day
Today is also…
Guanacaste Day in Costa Rica
National Baha'i Day in Jamaica
National Day of Galicia in Galicia
Puerto Rico Constitution Day
Republic Day in Tunisia
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1847 – Paul Langerhans, German pathologist, physiologist and biologist (d. 1888)
1848 – Arthur Balfour, Scottish-English lieutenant and politician, 33rd Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1930)
1857 – Frank J. Sprague, American naval officer and inventor (d. 1934)
1870 – Maxfield Parrish, American painter and illustrator (d. 1966)
1894 – Walter Brennan, American actor (d. 1974)
1894 – Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian Serb revolutionary (d. 1918)
1896 – Josephine Tey, Scottish author and playwright (d. 1952)
1905 – Elias Canetti, Bulgarian-Swiss novelist, playwright, and memoirist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1994)
1906 – Johnny Hodges, American saxophonist and clarinet player (d. 1970)
1924 – Frank Church, American lawyer and politician (d. 1984)
1930 – Annie Ross, Scottish-American singer and actress
1941 – Emmett Till, American lynching victim (d. 1955)
1946 – Rita Marley, Cuban-Jamaican singer
1948 – Steve Goodman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1984)
1956 – Andy Goldsworthy, English-Scottish sculptor and photographer
…and on this day in history…
1788 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completes his Symphony No. 40 in G minor (K550).
1837 – The first commercial use of an electrical telegraph is successfully demonstrated in London by William Cooke and Charles Wheatstone.
1853 – Joaquin Murrieta, the famous Californio bandit known as the "Robin Hood of El Dorado", is killed.
1925 – Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union (TASS) is established.
1965 – Bob Dylan goes electric at the Newport Folk Festival, signaling a major change in folk and rock music.
1976 – Viking program: Viking 1 takes the famous Face on Mars photo.
1979 – Another section of the Sinai Peninsula is peacefully returned by Israel to Egypt.
1984 – Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to perform a space walk.
1994 – Israel and Jordan sign the Washington Declaration, that formally ends the state of war that had existed between the nations since 1948.
2007 – Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India's first female president.
2010 – WikiLeaks publishes classified documents about the War in Afghanistan, one of the largest leaks in U.S. military history.