Today is Children's Day, and it's also Barefoot Day...
Today is Monday, the 1st of June of 2020...
It is the 153rd day of the year.
213 days remain until the end of the year.
19 days until summer begins
155 days until presidential elections
Tuesday November 3, 2020
(5 months and 2 days from today)
The sun will rise at 5:49 am
and sunset will be at 8:28 pm.
Today we will have 14 hours and 39 minutes of sun.
The solar transit will be at 1:08 pm.
The first low tide was at 2:32 am
and the next low tide will be at 2:10 pm.
The first high tide will be at 8:33 am
and the next high tide at 9:04 pm.
Moon Direction:282.41° WNW↑
Moon Distance:227411 mi
Next Moonrise:Today3:56 pm
Full Moon and a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in 4 days on Friday the 5th of June of 2020 at 12:12 pm
Last Quarter Moon in 12 days on Friday the 12th of June of 2020 at 11:24 pm
New Moon and the Annular Solar Eclipse in 20 days on Saturday the 20th of June of 2020 at 11:41 pm
First Quarter Moon in 26 days on Sunday 28th of June of 2020 at 1:16 am
Don't Give Up The Ship Day
Flip a Coin Day
Global Day of Parents
Heimlich Maneuver Day
National "Thank God It's Monday" Day
National Go Barefoot Day
National Hazelnut Cake Day
National Nail Polish Day
National Olive Day
National Pen Pal Day
New Year's Resolution Recommitment Day
Oscar The Grouch Day
Say Something Nice Day
Stand For Children Day
Wear a Dress Day
Today is also…
International Children's Day and its related observances:
The Day of Protection of Children Rights in Armenia
Mothers' and Children's Day in Mongolia
June Holiday in Ireland
The Queen's Birthday in New Zealand, Cook Islands, Fiji
Fei Fei Day in Vancouver, BC
international Global Day of Parents
Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Samoa from New Zealand in 1962.
Madaraka Day in Kenya
National Maritime Day in Mexico
National Tree Planting Day in Cambodia
Pancasila Day in Indonesia
President's Day in Palau
The beginning of Crop over, celebrated until the first Monday of August in Barbados
Victory Day in Tunisia
World Milk Day
1533 – Anne Boleyn is crowned Queen of England.
1779 – Benedict Arnold, a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, is court-martialed for malfeasance.
1792 – Kentucky is admitted as the 15th state of the United States.
1796 – Tennessee is admitted as the 16th state of the United States.
1857 – Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du mal is published.
1868 – The Treaty of Bosque Redondo is signed, allowing the Navajo to return to their lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
1890 – The United States Census Bureau begins using Herman Hollerith's tabulating machine to count census returns.
1916 – Louis Brandeis becomes the first Jew appointed to the United States Supreme Court.
1958 – Charles de Gaulle comes out of retirement to lead France by decree for six months.
1974 – The Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims is published in the journal Emergency Medicine.
1975 – The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan was founded by Jalal Talabani, Nawshirwan Mustafa, Fuad Masum and others.
1978 – The first international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are filed.
1979 – The first black-led government of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in 90 years takes power.
1980 – Cable News Network (CNN) begins broadcasting.
1990 – Cold War: George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to end chemical weapon production.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1801 – Brigham Young, American religious leader, 2nd President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1877)
1804 – Mikhail Glinka, Russian composer (d. 1857)
1921 – Nelson Riddle, American composer and bandleader (d. 1985
1926 – Andy Griffith, American actor, singer, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)
1926 – Marilyn Monroe, American model and actress (d. 1962)
1934 – Pat Boone, American singer-songwriter and actor
1935 – Reverend Ike, American minister and television host (d. 2009)
1937 – Morgan Freeman, American actor and producer
1939 – Cleavon Little, American actor and comedian (d. 1992)
1940 – René Auberjonois, American actor (d. 2019)
1945 – Frederica von Stade, American soprano and actress
1947 – Ronnie Wood, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1973 – Heidi Klum, German-American model, fashion designer, and producer
1974 – Alanis Morissette, Canadian-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actress
1981 – Brandi Carlile, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1981 – Amy Schumer, American actress