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Almanac - Monday 4/20/20

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It's Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day...

Today is Monday, April 20, 2020

It is the 111th day of the year.

255 days remain until the end of the year.

61 days until summer begins

197 days until presidential elections

Tuesday November 3, 2020

(6 months and 14 days from today)

The sun rises at 6:26 am

and sunset will be at 7:52 pm.    

We will have 13 hours and 26 minutes of daylight.

The solar noon will be at 1:09 pm.

The first low tide will be at 4:55 am

and the next low tide at 4:49 pm.

The first high tide will be at 11:02 am

and the next high tide at 11:24 pm.

The moon is currently 6.1% visible, a Waning Crescent

We'll have a New Moon in 2 days on Wednesday the 22nd of April, Earth Day, of 2020 at 7:26 pm

First Quarter Moon in 10 days on Thursday the 30th of April of 2020 at 1:38 pm

Full Moon in 17 days on Thursday the 7th of May of 2020 at 3:45 am

Last Quarter Moon in 23 days on Thursday the 14th of May of 2020 at 7:03 am

Today is...

Lima Bean Respect Day

National Cheddar Fries Day

National Look Alike Day

National Pineapple Upside-down Cake Day

Patriots' Day

Volunteer Recognition Day

Today is also...

420 (cannabis culture)

UN Chinese Language Day

You know what? Nothing but bad news happened on this day in history.
Columbine. Deepwater Horizon. That dictator. McKinley starts the Spanish-American war. Nothin'

If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with...

1893 – Joan Miró, Spanish painter and sculptor (d. 1983)

1908 – Lionel Hampton, African-American vibraphone player, pianist, bandleader, and actor (d. 2002)

1923 – Tito Puente, American drummer and producer (d. 2000)

1937 – George Takei, American actor

1943 – John Eliot Gardiner, English conductor and director

1943 – Edie Sedgwick, American model and actress (d. 1971)

1949 – Jessica Lange, American actress

1951 – Luther Vandross, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2005)