It's Tuesday, August 6, 2019...
It is the 218th day of the year.
147 days remain until the end of the year.
455 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
(1 year 2 months and 28 days from today)
The sun rises this morning at 6:18 am
and sunset will be at 8:12 pm.
We will have 13 hours and 54 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 1:15 pm.
The first high tide was at 4:16 am
and the next high tide at 5:05 pm.
The first low tide will be at 10:09 am
and the final low tide at 11:24 pm.
The Moon is currently 36.7% visible; a Waxing Crescent
Moon Direction:337.82° NNW↑
Moon Distance:231115 mi
Next Moonrise:Today 12:41 pm
First Quarter Moon tomorrow, Wednesday the 7th of August of 2019 at 10:31 am
Full Moon in 9 days on a Thursday the15th of August of 2019 at 5:29 am
Last Quarter Moon in 17 days also on a Thursday the 23th of August of 2019 at 7:56 am
and a New Moon in 23 days on Friday the 30th of August of 2019 at 3:37 am
Hiroshima Day, Also known as No Nukes Day
Today is also…
Independence Day in Bolivia, celebrating independence from Spain in 1825.
Independence Day in Jamaica celebrating independence from the United Kingdom in 1962.
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1917 – Robert Mitchum, American actor (d. 1997)
1928 – Andy Warhol, American painter and photographer (d. 1987)
1937 – Charlie Haden, American bassist and composer (d. 2014)
1963 – Kevin Mitnick, American computer hacker and author
…and on this day in history…
1945 – World War II: Hiroshima, Japan is devastated when the atomic bomb "Little Boy" is dropped by the United States B-29 Enola Gay. Around 70,000 people are killed instantly, and some tens of thousands die in subsequent years from burns and radiation poisoning.
1956 – After going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena in New York in the Boxing from St. Nicholas Arena series.