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Panda pile!, by flickr Jody McIntyre

It's Panda Day...

Today is Monday, the 16th of March of 2020.

It is the 76th day of the year

290 days remain until the end of the year.

232 days until presidential elections

Tuesday November 03 2020

(7 months and 18 days from today)

The sun rises at 7:17 am 

and sunset will be at 7:20 pm.

Today we will have 12 hours and 3 minutes of daylight.

The solar transit will be at 1:18 pm.

The first high tide will be at 5:26 am 

and the next high tide at 8:07 pm.

The only low tide of the day will be at 12:37 pm.

The Moon is 49.2% visible

Third Quarter

Moon Direction:141.56° SE↑

Moon Altitude:18.05°

Moon Distance:238093 mi


Next New Moon: Mar 24, 2020 2:28 am

Next Full Moon: Apr 7, 2020 7:35 pm

Next Moonset: Today 12:19 pm

Today is..

Act Happy Day

Black Press Day

Curlew Day

Dribble to Work Day

Everything You Do is Right Day

Freedom of Information Day

Goddard Day

Lips Appreciation Day

National Artichoke Heart Day

National Wellderly Day

Panda Day

St. Urho's Day

Today is also…

Day of the Book Smugglers (Lithuania)

Remembrance day of the Latvian legionnaires (Latvia)

On this day in Women’s Herstory…

March 16, 1850 – Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter is published. Hawthorne’s work explored women’s societal roles in Puritan Boston.

1970        Mar 16, Forty-six women filed suit against Newsweek management for sex discrimination. On Aug 26 they signed an agreement with management. In September Lynn Povich became Newsweek’s first-ever female senior editor. In 2012 Povich authored “The Good Girls Revolt."

March 16, 1900 (d. 1985) – Eveline Burns, economist, technical expert, migrated from England in 1926, helped design social security, served on National Resources Planning Board (1939-43), wrote “The American Social Security System” (1949), the standard text in this field