Almanac - Friday 12/27/19
It's Cut-Out Snowflake Day!
Today is Friday, the 27th of December of 2019.
It is the 361st day of the year.
Four days remain until the end of the year.
67 days until primaries Tuesday March 3, 2020
(2 months and 5 days from today)
312 days until presidential elections on Tuesday November 3, 2020
(10 months and 7 days from today)
The sun rises at 7:24 am
and sunset will be at 4:59 pm.
Today we will have 9 hours and 35 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 12:11 pm.
The first high tide will be at 12:59 am
and the next high tide at 11:28 am.
The first low tide will be at 5:29 am a
nd the next low tide at 6:20 pm.
Moon Direction: 94.24° E↑
Moon Altitude: -34.53°
Moon Distance: 242143 mi
Next Moonrise: Today8:44 am
First Quarter Moon in 6 days on Thursday, the 2nd of January of 2020 at 8:45 pm
Full Moon in 14 days on Friday, the 10th of January of 2020 at 11:21 am
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Last Quarter Moon in 21 days on Friday 17th of January of 2020 at 4:58 am
New Moon in 28 days on Friday the 24th of January of 2020 at 1:42 pm
Today is …
Today is also…
Emergency Rescuer's Day in Russia
The third of the Twelve Days of Christmas
It’s the second day of Kwanzaa; Today’s principle is KOO-ji-cha-gu-LEE-a, or Self-Determination
and tonight is the sixth night of Hannukah.
On this day in history…
1845 – Journalist John L. O'Sullivan, writing in his newspaper the New York Morning News, argues that the United States had the right to claim the entire Oregon Country "by the right of our manifest destiny".
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1955 – Barbara Olson, American journalist and author (d. 2001)
1969 – Sarah Vowell, American author and journalist