Almanac - Friday 9/25/20
Today is Doodle Day!
Today is Friday, the 25th of September of 2020...
It is the 268th day of the year.
97 days remain until the end of the year.
39 days until Election Day Tuesday November 3, 2020
(1 month and 9 days from today)
The sun rises at 7:01 am
and the sun set at 6:59 pm.
We will have 11 hours and 58 minutes of daylight.
The solar noon will be at 1:00 pm.
The first low tide was at 1:17 am at 0.07 feet
and the next low tide at 1:38 pm at 2.99 feet.
The first high tide will be at 8:46 am at 5.02 feet
and the final high tide at Aquatic Park will be at 7:26 pm at 5.84 feet.
The Moon is 65.1%; a Waxing Gibbous
Next Full Moon:
Oct 1, 2020, 2:05 pm
Next New Moon:
Oct 16, 2020, 12:31 pm
Today is also…
National Research Administrators Day in the United States
On this day in history…
1789 – The United States Congress passes twelve constitutional amendments: the ten known as the Bill of Rights, the (unratified) Congressional Apportionment Amendment, and the Congressional Compensation Amendment.
1926 – The international Convention to Suppress the Slave Trade and Slavery is first signed.
and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this specials day with…
1906 – Dmitri Shostakovich, Russian pianist and composer (d. 1975)
1926 – Aldo Ray, American actor (d. 1991)
1929 – Barbara Walters, American journalist, producer, and author
1930 – Shel Silverstein, American author, poet, illustrator, and songwriter (d. 1999)
1933 – Ian Tyson, Canadian folk singer-songwriter and musician
1943 – Aram Saroyan, American poet and novelist
1944 – Doris Matsui, American politician
1952 – bell hooks, American author and activist
1952 – Christopher Reeve, American actor, producer, and activist (d. 2004)
1961 – Heather Locklear, American actress
1968 – Will Smith, American actor, producer, and rapper
1969 – Catherine Zeta-Jones, Welsh actress