Almanac - Wednesday 7/22/20
Today is both Mango Day and Hot Dog Day...
Today is Wednesday July 22nd, 2020.
It is the 204th day of the year...
161 days remain until the end of the year....
The sun rises at 6:04 this morning
and sunset will be at 8:26 tonight.
We will have 14 hours and 22 minutes of daylight today
The first high tide of the day at 12:46 early this morning at 6.76 feet
The first low tide will be at 7:28 this morning at minus 1.08 feet
the next high tide will be at 2:29 pm at 5.35 feet
and The final low tide at Aquatic Park will be at 7:31 pm at 2.69 feet.
First Quarter Moon in 6 days on Monday the 27th of July of 2020 at 5:32 am
Full Moon in 13 days on Monday the 3rd of August of 2020 at 8:59 am
Last Quarter Moon in 21 days on a Tuesday the 11th of August of 2020 at 9:45 am
New Moon in 28 days on Tuesday the 18th of August of 2020 at 7:41 pm
Today is also…
on this day in history…
1598 – William Shakespeare’s play, The Merchant of Venice, is entered on the Stationers’ Register. By decree of Queen Elizabeth, the Stationers’ Register licensed printed works, giving the Crown tight control over all published material.
1706 – The Acts of Union 1707 are agreed upon by commissioners from the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland, which, when passed by each countries' Parliaments, led to the creation of the Kingdom of Great Britain.
1894 – The first ever motor race is held in France between the cities of Paris and Rouen. The fastest finisher was the Comte Jules-Albert de Dion, but the 'official' victory was awarded to Albert Lemaître driving his 3 hp petrol engined Peugeot.
And if today is your birthday, happy birthday to you! You share this special day with…
1932 – Tom Robbins, American novelist
1940 – Alex Trebek, Canadian-American game show host and producer
1941 – Vaughn Bodē, American illustrator (d. 1975)
1941 – George Clinton, American singer-songwriter and producer
1943 – Bobby Sherman, American singer-songwriter and actor
1946 – Paul Schrader, American director and screenwriter
1947 – Don Henley, American singer-songwriter and drummer
1955 – Willem Dafoe, American actor
1963 – Emily Saliers, American singer-songwriter and musician
1964 – John Leguizamo, Colombian-American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1964 – David Spade, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1973 – Rufus Wainwright, American-Canadian singer-songwriter
1992 – Selena Gomez, American singer and actress