Almanac - Thursday 6/18/20
Today is Go Fishing Day, Sushi Day, and Picnic Day...
It's Thursday, the 18th of June of 2020.
It is the 170th day of the year.
196 days remain until the end of the year.
Summer solstice 2020 in Northern Hemisphere will be at 2:43 PM on Saturday June 20
138 days until Election Day
Tuesday November 3, 2020
(4 months and 16 days from today)
The sun rises at 5:48 am
and sunset will be at 8:35 pm.
The first low tide will be at 4:40 am
and the next low tide at 3:59 pm.
The first high tide will be at 11:36 am
and the final high tide at the Golden Gate will be at 10:14 pm.
The Moon is currently 7.9% visible; a Waning Crescent
We’ll have a New Moon and an Annular Solar Eclipse in 3 days on Saturday the 20th of June of 2020 at 11:41 pm
Today is also…
Foundation Day in Benguet province, in The Philippines
Waterloo Day in the United Kingdom
On this day in history…
1178 – Five Canterbury monks see what is possibly the Giordano Bruno crater being formed. It is believed that the current oscillations of the Moon's distance from the Earth (on the order of meters) are a result of this collision.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1913 – Sammy Cahn, American pianist and composer (d. 1993)
1913 – Sylvia Porter, American economist and journalist (d. 1991)
1913 – Robert Mondavi, American winemaker and philanthropist (d. 2008)
1936 – Barack Obama Sr., Kenyan economist (d. 1982)
1942 – Roger Ebert, American journalist, critic, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
1942 – Paul McCartney, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1952 – Carol Kane, American actress
1952 – Isabella Rossellini, Italian actress, director, producer, and screenwriter