Almanac - Tuesday 11/5/19
It's Tuesday, November 5, 2019....
It is the 309th day of the year.
56 days remain until the end of the year.
119 days until primaries
Tuesday March 3, 2020
(3 months and 27 days from today)
and 364 days until presidential elections
Tuesday November 3, 2020
(11 months and 29 days from today)
The sun rises at 6:40 am
and sunset will be at 5:06 pm.
Today we will have 10 hours and 26 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 11:53 am.
The first high tide will be at 7:20 am
and the next high tide at 6:08 pm.
The only low tide of the day will be at 12:52 pm.
The Moon is 60.6% visible; a Waxing Gibbous
Moon Direction:295.99° WNW↑
Moon Distance: 250455 mi
Next Full Moon: Tuesday November 12, 2019 at 5:34 am
Next New Moon: Tuesday November 26, 2019 at 7:05 am
Next Moonrise: Today 2:11 pm
Today is also…
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1900 – Natalie Schafer, American actress (d. 1991)
1911 – Roy Rogers, American singer, guitarist, and actor (d. 1998)
1931 – Ike Turner, American singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer (d. 2007)
1940 – Elke Sommer, German actress
1943 – Sam Shepard, American playwright and actor (d. 2017)
1952 – Vandana Shiva, Indian philosopher and author
1952 – Bill Walton, American basketball player and sportscaster
1953 – Joyce Maynard, American journalist, author, and academic
1960 – Tilda Swinton, English actress
1963 – Tatum O'Neal, American actress and author
…and on this day in history…
1940 – Franklin D. Roosevelt is the first and only President of the United States to be elected to a third term.