Almanac - Tuesday 8/11/20
On this day in 3114 BCE, today is the beginning of the Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar...
It's Tuesday, is 11th of August of 2020
It is the 224th day of the year.
142 days remain until the end of the year.
84 days until Election Day
Tuesday November 3, 2020
(2 months and 23 days from today)
The sun rises at 6:21 am
and the sun sets at 8:07 pm.
We have 13 hours and 46 minutes of daylight.
The first high tide at Aquatic Park will be at 6:20 am at 3.84 feet
and the next high tide at 5:59 pm at 5.54 feet
The only low tide of the day will be at 11:27 am at 2.46 feet.
The Moon is 52.1% visible; Third Quarter
Today, 1:54 pm
New Moon in 8 days on Tuesday the 18th of August of 2020 at 7:41 pm
First Quarter Moon in 14 days on Tuesday the 25th of August of 2020 at 10:58 am
Full Moon in 21 days on Tuesday the 1st of September of 2020 at 10:22 pm
Today is also…
On this day in history…
1942 – Actress Hedy Lamarr and composer George Antheil receive a patent for a Frequency-hopping spread spectrum communication system that later became the basis for modern technologies in wireless telephones and Wi-Fi.
And if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You!
1946 – Marilyn vos Savant, American journalist and author
1952 – Bob Mothersbaugh, American singer, guitarist, and producer
1954 – Joe Jackson, English singer-songwriter and musician
1958 – Jah Wobble, English singer-songwriter and bass player
1965 – Viola Davis, American actress