Almanac - Thursday 10/29/20
Today is both Cat Day and Oatmeal Day....
Today is Thursday, the 29th of October of 2020,
October 29 is the 302nd day of the year.
63 days remain until the end of the year.
5 days until Election Day Tuesday November 3, 2020
The sun rises at 7:33 am
and the sun sets at 6:13 pm.
Today we have 10 hours and 40 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 12:52 pm.
The first low tide was at 4:36 am
The first high tide was at 11:15 am
The next low tide will be at 5:21 pm.
and the next high tide will be at 11:47 pm.
The Moon is 95.9 % visible; a Waxing Gibbous
We’ll have a Full Moon in 3 days on Halloween, Saturday October 31, 2020 at 7:49 am
The November Moon is called the Full Beaver Moon.
This was the time when beavers finished preparations for winter and retreated into their lodges.
It’s also called the Deer Rutting Moon, the Digging/Scratching Moon, the Freezing Moon, the Frost Moon, and the Whitefish Moon
Today is also…
Republic Day in Turkey or Cumhuriyet Bayramı
On this day in history…
"The Huntley-Brinkley Report" premiered as NBC's nightly TV newscast.
The Beach Boys' debut album, "Surfin' Safari," was released.
The National Organization for Women was founded.
The musical "Hair" opened off-Broadway.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
Broadway star Fanny Brice was born Fanny Borach in Newark, N.J.
1921 – Bill Mauldin, American soldier and cartoonist (d. 2003)
1925 – Zoot Sims, American saxophonist and composer (d. 1985)
1930 – Omara Portuondo, Cuban singer and dancer
1938 – Peter Stampfel, American fiddle player, violinist, and singer-songwriter
1945 – Melba Moore, American singer-songwriter and actress
1947 – Richard Dreyfuss, American actor and activist
1948 – Kate Jackson, American actress, director, and producer
1958 – David Remnick, American journalist and author
1971 – Winona Ryder, American actress and producer