It's Work In Your Pajamas Day...
Today s Thursday, the 16th of April of 2020.
It is the 107th day of the year.
259 days remain until the end of the year.
65 days until summer begins
201 days until Tuesday November 03 2020
(6 months and 18 days from today)
The sun rises at 6:31 am
and sunset will be at 7:48 pm.
We will have 13 hours and 17 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 1:09 pm.
The first low tide will be at 1:51 am
and the next low tide at 2:09 pm.
The first high tide will be at 7:16 am
and the next high tide at 9:28 pm.
The Moon is 35.0% visible; a Waning Crescent
Moon Direction: 126.79° SE↑
Moon Altitude: 10.96°
Moon Distance: 247242 mi
Next New Moon: Apr 22, 2020 7:25 pm
Next Full Moon: May 7, 2020 3:45 am
Next Moonset: Today 1:58 pm
College Student Grief Awareness Day
Day of the Mushroom
Get to Know Your Customers Day
International Pizza Cake Day
National Ask An Atheist Day
National Bean Counters' Day
National D.A.R.E. Day
National Eggs Benedict Day
National Healthcare Decisions Day
National High Five Day
National Librarian Day
National Orchid Day
National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day
Save The Elephant Day
Support Teen Literature Day
Teach Your Daughter to Volunteer Day
World Semicolon Day
Today is also…
Birthday of José de Diego in Puerto Rico
Birthday of Queen Margrethe II in Denmark
Emancipation Day in Washington, D.C.
Memorial Day for the Victims of the Holocaust in Hungary
Remembrance of Chemical Attack on Balisan and Sheikh Wasan in Iraqi Kurdistan
World Voice Day
On this day in history…
1908 – Natural Bridges National Monument is established in Utah.
1910 – The oldest existing indoor ice hockey arena still used for the sport in the 21st century, Boston Arena, opens for the first time.
1912 – Harriet Quimby becomes the first woman to fly an airplane across the English Channel.
1919 – Mohandas Gandhi organizes a day of "prayer and fasting" in response to the killing of Indian protesters in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre by the British colonial troops three days earlier.
1943 – Albert Hofmann accidentally discovers the hallucinogenic effects of the research drug LSD. He intentionally takes the drug three days later on April 19.
1963 – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. pens his Letter from Birmingham Jail while incarcerated in Birmingham, Alabama for protesting against segregation.
And if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share your special day with…
1889 – Charlie Chaplin, English actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and composer (d. 1977)
1908 – Ellis Marsalis, Sr., American businessman and activist (d. 2004)
1918 – Spike Milligan, Irish actor, comedian, and writer (d. 2002)
1921 – Peter Ustinov, English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2004)
1922 – Kingsley Amis, English novelist, poet, and critic (d. 1995)
1924 – Henry Mancini, American composer and conductor (d. 1994)
1930 – Herbie Mann, American flute player and composer (d. 2003)
1933 – Ike Pappas, American journalist and actor (d. 2008)
1935 – Bobby Vinton, American singer
1939 – Dusty Springfield, English singer and record producer (d. 1999)
1946 – Margot Adler, American journalist and author (d. 2014)
1946 – R. Carlos Nakai, American flute player
1947 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, American basketball player and coach
1947 – Gerry Rafferty, Scottish singer-songwriter (d. 2011)
1963 – Jimmy Osmond, American singer (The Osmonds)
1971 – Selena, American singer-songwriter, actress, and fashion designer (d. 1995)
1972 – Tracy K. Smith, American poet and educator
1993 – Chance the Rapper, American rapper