Almanac - Monday 9/2/19
Today is Monday, the 2nd of September of 2019...
It is the 245th day of the year.
120 days remain until the end of the year.
183 days until primaries Tuesday March 3, 2020
(6 months and 1 day from today)
and 428 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
(1 year 2 months and 1 day from today)
The sun rises at 6:41 am
and sunset will be at 7:36 pm.
Today we will have 12 hours and 55 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 1:08 pm.
The first high tide was at 2:06 am
and the next high tide will be at 2:47 pm.
The first low tide will be at 8:03 am
and the next low tide at 8:41 pm.
The Moon is 13.7% visible; a Waxing Crescent
Moon Direction:26.32° NNE↑
Moon Distance:226456 mi
Next Full Moon: Friday September 13, 2019 at 9:32 pm
Next New Moon: Saturday September 28, 2019 at 11:26 am
Next Moonrise: Today at 10:25 am
Today is also…
1910 – Donald Watson, English activist, founded the Vegan Society (d. 2005)
1928 – Horace Silver, American pianist and composer (d. 2014)
1946 – Billy Preston, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor (d. 2006)
1948 – Terry Bradshaw, American football player, sportscaster, and actor
1948 – Christa McAuliffe, American educator and astronaut (d. 1986)
1953 – John Zorn, American saxophonist, composer, and producer
1964 – Keanu Reeves, Lebanese-Canadian actor, singer, and producer
1966 – Salma Hayek, Mexican-American actress, director, and producer
…and on this day in history…
2013 – The Eastern span replacement of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge opens at 10:15 PM at a cost of $6.4 billion, after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake damaged the old span.