Almanac - Thursday 5/14/20
It's Buttermilk Biscuits Day...
Today is Thursday, the 14th of May of 2020...
It is the 134th day of the year.
231 days remain until the end of the year.
173 days until election day
Tuesday November 03 2020
(5 months and 20 days from today)
The sun rises at 5:59 am
and sunset will be at 8:14 pm.
Today we will have 14 hours and 15 minutes of daylight.
Solar transit will be at 1:06 pm.
The first low tide was at 12:16 am
The first high tide was at 5:22 am
The next low tide will be at 12:20 pm.
and the final high tide at the Golden Gate will be at 7:55 pm.
The Moon is 51.1% visible; a Third Quarter
Next New Moon: May 22, 2020 10:38 am
Next Full Moon: Jun 5, 2020 12:12 pm
Moon Direction: 137.19° SE↑
Moon Altitude: 21.39°
Moon Distance: 246796 mi
Next Moonset: Today 12:47 pm
Today is also…
The first day of Izumo-taisha Shrine Grand Festival in Japan
On this day in history…
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1905 – Herbert Morrison, American soldier and journalist (d. 1989)
1917 – Norman Luboff, American composer and conductor (d. 1987)
1955 – Alasdair Fraser, Scottish fiddler
1966 – Raphael Saadiq, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer