Today is Orange Shirt Day, a day of reconciliation for First Nation children in Canada...
Today is Wednesday, the 30th of September of 2020...It is the 274th day of the year
92 days remain until the end of the year.
It is the last day of the third quarter, midway point of the second half of the year.
82 days until winter begins
34 days until Tuesday November 03 2020
(1 month and 5 days from today)
The sun rises at 7:05 am
and sunset will be at 6:53 pm.
we will have 11 hours and 48 minutes of sun.
The solar transit will be at 12:59 pm.
the first low tide was at 5:15 am
The first high tide will be at 12:04 pm
and the next low tide at 5:39 pm
and the next high tide at 11:53 pm.
The Moon is 98.1% visible; a Waxing Gibbous
Today, 5:49 am
Full Moon tomorrow Thursday the 1st of October of 2020 at 2:05 pm
Full Hunter’s Moon, or a Harvest Moon This is the month when the game is fattened up for winter. Now is the time for hunting and laying in a store of provisions for the long winter months ahead.
Also the Drying Rice Moon, the Falling Leaves Moon, the Freezing Moon, and the Ice Moon.
Today, 5:49 am
Ask a Stupid Question Day
Chewing Gum Day
Extra Virgin Olive Oil Day
International Blasphemy Rights Day
International Podcast Day
International Thunderbirds Day
International Translation Day
National Hot Mulled Cider Day
National Love People Day
National Mud Pack Day
National PrepareAthon! Day
National Women's Health and Fitness Day
Orange Shirt Day
The Time for Yoga
World School Milk Day
Today is also…
Agricultural Reform or Nationalization Day in São Tomé and Príncipe
Birth of Morelos in Mexico
1765 – José María Morelos, Mexican priest and general (d. 1815)
Boy's Day in Poland
Independence Day in Botswana or Botswana Day, celebrates the independence of Botswana from United Kingdom in 1966.
International Translation Day for the International Federation of Translators
On this day in history…
1791 – The first performance of Mozart's opera The Magic Flute takes place two months before his death.
1882 – Thomas Edison's first commercial hydroelectric power plant (later known as Appleton Edison Light Company) begins operation.
1906 – The Royal Galician Academy, the Galician language's biggest linguistic authority, starts working in La Coruña, Spain.
1935 – The Hoover Dam, astride the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada, is dedicated.
1939 – NBC broadcasts the first televised American football game.
1947 – The 1947 World Series is the first to be televised, to include an African-American player, to exceed $2 million in receipts, to see a pinch-hit home run, and to have six umpires on the field.
1962 – James Meredith enters the University of Mississippi, defying racial segregation rules.
1980 – Ethernet specifications are published by Xerox working with Intel and Digital Equipment Corporation.
2005 – Controversial drawings of Muhammad are printed in a Danish newspaper.
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1207 – Rumi, Persian mystic and poet (d. 1273
1861 – William Wrigley, Jr., American businessman, founded Wrigley Company (d. 1932)
1908 – David Oistrakh, Ukrainian-Russian violinist and educator (d. 1974)
1915 – Lester Maddox, American businessman and politician, 75th Governor of Georgia (d. 2003)
1917 – Yuri Lyubimov, Russian actor and director (d. 2014)
1917 – Buddy Rich, American drummer, bandleader, and actor (d. 1987)
1924 – Truman Capote, American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter (d. 1984)
1927 – W. S. Merwin, American poet and translator (d. 2019)
1928 – Elie Wiesel, Romanian-American author, academic, and activist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2016)
1931 – Angie Dickinson, American actress
1935 – Johnny Mathis, American singer and actor
1942 – Frankie Lymon, American singer-songwriter (d. 1968)
1943 – Marilyn McCoo, American singer
1946 – Héctor Lavoe, Puerto Rican-American singer-songwriter (d. 1993)
1954 – Patrice Rushen, American singer-songwriter and producer
1955 – Frankie Kennedy, Northern Irish flute player (d. 1994)
1958 – Marty Stuart, American singer-songwriter and guitarist