Almanac - Monday 9/28/20
Tonight is Yom Kippur...
Today is Monday, the 28th of September of 2020
It is the 271st day of the year
94 days remain until the end of the year.
36 days Election Day
until Tuesday November 03 2020
(1 month and 6 days from today)
The sun rises at 7:03 am
and sunset will be at 6:56 pm.
We will have 11 hours and 52 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 12:59 pm.
the first low tide will be at 4:03 am
The first high tide will be at 11:03 am
and the next low tide at 4:24 pm.
and the next high tide at Aquatic Park will be at 10:24 pm.
The Moon is 89.5% visible; a Waxing Gibbous
Next Full Moon:
Oct 1, 2020, 2:05 pm
Next New Moon:
Oct 16, 2020, 12:31 pm
Today, 5:56 pm
Yom Kippur began at sundown last night
The day of atonement, or perhaps at-one-ment,
“G'mar chatima tova”
is the customary greeting on Yom Kippur.
In English, it means “May you be sealed in the Book of Life.”
Today is also…
On this day in history…
1941 – Ted Williams achieves a .406 batting average for the season, and becomes the last major league baseball player to bat .400 or better.
1995 – Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat sign the Interim Agreement on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
And if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1901 – Ed Sullivan, American television host (d. 1974)
1924 – Marcello Mastroianni, Italian-French actor and singer (d. 1996)
1932 – Víctor Jara, Chilean singer-songwriter, poet, and director (d. 1973)
1950 – John Sayles, American novelist, director, and screenwriter
1964 – Janeane Garofalo, American comedian, actress, and screenwriter
1967 – Moon Zappa, American actress and author
1968 – Naomi Watts, English-Australian actress and producer
1987 – Hilary Duff, American singer-songwriter and actress