Almanac - Thursday 1/16/20
It's Appreciate a Dragon Day!
Today is Thursday, the 16th of January of 2020
It is the 16th day of the year
350 days remain until the end of the year
47 days until primaries
Tuesday March 3, 2020
(1 month and 16 days from today)
292 days until presidential elections
Tuesday November 3, 2020
(9 months and 18 days from today)
The sun rises at 7:24 am
and the sun sets at 5:17 pm.
We will have 9 hours and 53 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 12:20 pm.
The first high tide will be at 4:12 am
and the next high tide at 3:55 pm.
The first low tide will be at 10:04 am
and the next low tide at 9:52 pm.
The Moon is 61.6% visible; a Waning Gibbous
Moon Direction: 162.88° SSE↑
Moon Altitude: 50.23°
Moon Distance: 229503 mi
Next New Moon: Friday January 24, 2020 at 1:42 pm
Next Full Moon: Saturday February 8, 2020 at 11:33 pm
Next Moonset: Today 11:29 am
Last Quarter Moon tomorrow Friday the 17th of January of 2020 at 4:58 am
New Moon in 8 days on Friday the 24th of January of 2020 at 1:42 pm
First Quarter Moon in 16 days Saturday the 1st of February of 2020 at 5:42 pm
Full Moon in 23 days Saturday the 8th of February of 2020 at 11:33 pm
There is a play by Ayn Rand, called Night of January 16th.
Today is also…
On This Day In History…
1919 – The United States ratifies the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, requiring one year after ratification.
And if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1908 – Ethel Merman, American actress and singer (d. 1984)
1932 – Dian Fossey, American zoologist and anthropologist (d. 1985)
1942 – Barbara Lynn, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1943 – Ronnie Milsap, American singer and pianist
1947 – Laura Schlessinger, American physiologist, talk show host, and author
1948 – Ruth Reichl, American journalist and critic
1959 – Sade, Nigerian-English singer-songwriter and producer
1974 – Kate Moss, English model and fashion designer