Today is Handshake Day...
Today is Thursday, the 25th of June of 2020...It is the 177th day of the year
189 days remain until the end of the year.
89 days until autumn begins
131 days until Tuesday November 3, 2020
(4 months and 9 days from today)
The rises at 5:50 am
and the sun sets at 8:36 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that
The first high tide was at 2:19 am
and the next high tide will be at 4:43 pm.
The first low tide will be at 9:11 am
and the next low tide at 9:32 pm.
The Moon is 19.7% visible
a Waxing Crescent
Moon Direction:353.09° N↑
First Quarter Moon in 3 days on Sunday the 28th of June of 2020 at 1:16 am
Full Moon and the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in 10 days on Saturday the 4th of July of 2020 at 9:44 pm
Last Quarter Moon in 17 days on a Sunday12th of July of 2020 at 4:29 pm
New Moon in 25 days on a Monday 20th of July of 2020 at 10:33 am
Color TV Day
Day of the Seafarer
Global Beatles Day
Mitch Lane Day
National Bomb Pop Day
National Catfish Day
National Handshake Day
National Strawberry Parfait Day
Today is also…
Arbor Day in The Philippines
Christian feast day:
David of Munktorp
Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Mozambique from Portugal in 1975.
Statehood Day in Slovenia
Statehood Day in Virginia
Teacher's Day in Guatemala
World Vitiligo Day, a skin condition brought on by lack of melanin
On this day in history…
1848 – A photograph of the June Days uprising becomes the first known instance of photojournalism.
1876 – Battle of the Little Bighorn and the death of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.
1910 – Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird is premiered in Paris, bringing him to prominence as a composer.
1913 – American Civil War veterans begin arriving at the Great Reunion of 1913.
1944 – The final page of the comic Krazy Kat is published, exactly two months after its author George Herriman died.
1947 – The Diary of a Young Girl (better known as The Diary of Anne Frank) is published.
1948 – Cold War: The Berlin airlift begins.
1950 – The Korean War begins with the invasion of South Korea by North Korea.
1978 – The rainbow flag representing gay pride is flown for the first time during the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade.
1981 – Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.
1993 – Kim Campbell is sworn in as the first female Prime Minister of Canada.
2017 – The World Health Organization estimates that Yemen has over 200,000 cases of cholera.
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1903 – George Orwell, British novelist, essayist, and critic (d. 1950) 1984, Animal Farm
1925 – Clifton Chenier, American singer-songwriter and accordion player (d. 1987), Zydeco-Cajun music
1925 – June Lockhart, American actress, starred in Lost In Space
1928 – Peyo, Belgian author and illustrator, created The Smurfs (d. 1992)
1929 – Eric Carle, American author and illustrator, The Very Hungry Caterpillar
1935 – Larry Kramer, American author, playwright, and activist, co-founded Gay Men's Health Crisis (d. 2020)
1945 – Carly Simon, American singer-songwriter, Your So Vain
1954 – Sonia Sotomayor, American lawyer and judge, Supreme Court
1956 – Anthony Bourdain, American chef and author (d. 2018), Kitchen Confidential
1961 – Ricky Gervais, English comedian, actor, director, producer and singer, helped create the British TV Series, The Office
1963 – Yann Martel, Spanish-Canadian author of Life of Pi
1963 – George Michael, English singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2016), Wham!
1970 – Ariel Gore, American journalist and author, editor of Hip Mama