Today is Business Woman's Day, and it's also Ice Cream Cone Day, as well...
Today is Tuesday, the 22nd of September of 2020...
It is the 265th day of the year
100 days remain until the end of the year.
42 days until Election Day
Tuesday November 3, 2020
(1 month and 13 days from today)
Today is the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere
and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
The equinox happens this morning at 6:31 AM Pacific Daylight Time
The sun rises at 6:58 am
and sunset will be at 7:06 pm.
Today we will have 12 hours and 7 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 1:01 pm.
The first high tide was at 4:44 am
The first low tide will be at 9:43 am
The next high tide at 4:10 pm.
and the final low tide at Aquatic Park will be at 10:50 pm.
The Moon is currently 32.7% visible; a Waxing Crescent
First Quarter Moon in 2 days on Wednesday the 23rd of September of 2020 at 6:55 pm
Next Full Moon:
Oct 1, 2020, 2:05 pm
Next New Moon:
Oct 16, 2020, 12:31 pm
Today, 1:06 pm
Business Women's Day
Dear Diary Day
International Day of Radiant Peace
National Centenarian's Day
National Elephant Appreciation Day
National Falls Prevention Awareness Day
National Girls' Night In Day
National Hobbit Day
National Ice Cream Cone Day
National Legwear Day
National Voter Registration Day
National White Chocolate Day
The First Day of Fall
World Carfree Day
World Rhino Day
Today is also…
Autumnal Equinox Day in Japan
Mabon in the Northern Hemisphere,
and Ostara in the Southern Hemisphere.
(Neopagan Wheel of the Year)
The first day of Miķeļi in Latvia
Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Bulgaria from the Ottoman Empire in 1908.
Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Mali from France in 1960.
Resistance Fighting Day in Estonia
On this day in history…
1789 – The office of United States Postmaster General is established.
1862 – A preliminary version of the Emancipation Proclamation is released by Abraham Lincoln.
1975 – Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford, but is foiled by the Secret Service.
1979 – A bright flash, resembling the detonation of a nuclear weapon, is observed near the Prince Edward Islands. Its cause is never determined.
1980 – Iraq invades Iran.
1991 – The Dead Sea Scrolls are made available to the public for the first time.
…And if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1791 – Michael Faraday, English physicist and chemist (d. 1867)
1901 – Nadezhda Alliluyeva, second wife of Joseph Stalin (d. 1932)
1931 – Fay Weldon, English author and playwright
1943 – Toni Basil, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
1946 – King Sunny Adé, Nigerian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1957 – Nick Cave, Australian singer-songwriter, author, and actor
1958 – Neil Cavuto, American journalist and author
1958 – Joan Jett, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actress
1959 – Saul Perlmutter, American astrophysicist, astronomer, and academic, Nobel Prize Laureate
1960 – Scott Baio, American actor
1976 – David Berkeley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist