It's Blueberry Pancake Day!
Today is Tuesday, the 28th of January of 2020.
It is the 28th day of the year.
338 days remain until the end of the year
51 days until spring begins
35 days until primaries
Tuesday March 3, 2020
(1 month and 4 days from today)
280 days until presidential elections
Tuesday November 3, 2020
(9 months and 6 days from today)
The sun rises at 7:17 am
and the sun will set at 5:30 pm.
Today we will have 10 hours and 13 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 12:23 pm.
The first high tide was at 2:15 am
and the next high tide will be at 1:09 pm.
The first low tide will be at 7:23 am
and the next low tide at 7:40 pm.
The Moon is 12.2% visible; a Waxing Crescent
Moon Direction: 44.38° NE↑
Moon Distance: 251294 mi
Next Full Moon: Saturday February 8, 2020 at 11:33 pm
Next New Moon: Sunday February 23, 2020 at 7:32 am
Next Moonrise: Today at 9:40 am
Data Privacy Day
Global Community Engagement Day
International LEGO Day
National Blueberry Pancake Day
National Kazoo Day
National Plan for Vacation Day
Pop Art Day
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Speak Up and Succeed Day
Thank a Plugin Developer Day
Today is also…
Army Day in Armenia
1521 – The Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
1754 – Sir Horace Walpole coins the word serendipity in a letter to a friend.
1813 – Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom.
1851 – Northwestern University becomes the first chartered university in Illinois.
1855 – A locomotive on the Panama Canal Railway runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean for the first time.
1878 – Yale Daily News becomes the first daily college newspaper in the United States.
1902 – The Carnegie Institution of Washington is founded in Washington, D.C. with a $10 million gift from Andrew Carnegie.
1956 – Elvis Presley makes his first national television appearance.
1958 – The Lego company patents the design of its Lego bricks, still compatible with bricks produced today.
1965 – The current design of the Flag of Canada is chosen by an act of Parliament.
1985 – Supergroup USA for Africa (United Support of Artists for Africa) records the hit single We Are the World, to help raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.
And if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share your special day with…
1853 – José Martí, Cuban journalist, poet, and theorist (d. 1895)
1873 – Colette, French novelist and journalist (d. 1954)
1887 – Arthur Rubinstein, Polish-American pianist and educator (d. 1982)
1912 – Jackson Pollock, American painter (d. 1956)
1927 – Vera Williams, American author and illustrator (d. 2015)
1936 – Alan Alda, American actor, director, and writer
founded Inditex and Zara (d. 2013)
1944 – John Tavener, English composer (d. 2013)
1962 – Sam Phillips, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1968 – Sarah McLachlan, Canadian singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer
1969 – Mo Rocca, American comedian and television journalist
1981 – Elijah Wood, American actor and producer