Almanac - Wednesday 11/6/19
Today is Wednesday, the 6th of November of 2019...
It is the 310th day of the year.
55 days remain until the end of the year.
118 days until primaries
Tuesday March 3, 2020
(3 months and 26 days from today)
363 days until presidential elections
Tuesday November 3, 2020
(11 months and 28 days from today)
The sun rises at 6:41 am
and sunset will be at 5:05 pm.
Today we will have 10 hours and 24 minutes of daylight. The solar transit will be at 11:53 am.
The first low tide was at 12:44 am
and the next low tide will be at 1:43 pm.
The first high tide will be at 7:59 am
and the next high tide at 7:16 pm.
The Moon is 69.5% visible; a Waxing Gibbous
Moon Direction: 288.78° WNW↑
Moon Distance: 251443 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 2:41 pm
Today is also…
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday to you! You share this special day with…
1926 – Zig Ziglar, American soldier, businessman, and author (d. 2012)
1931 – Mike Nichols, German-born American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
1941 – Doug Sahm, American singer-songwriter and musician (d. 1999)
1948 – Glenn Frey, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (d. 2016)
1949 – Arturo Sandoval, Cuban trumpet player, pianist, and composer
1955 – Maria Shriver, American journalist and author
1976 – Pat Tillman, American football player and soldier (d. 2004)
1988 – Emma Stone, American actress
…and on this day in history…
1935 – Edwin Armstrong presents his paper "A Method of Reducing Disturbances in Radio Signaling by a System of Frequency Modulation" to the New York section of the Institute of Radio Engineers.
1962 – The United Nations General Assembly passes a resolution condemning South Africa's apartheid policies and calls for all UN member states to cease military and economic relations with the nation.