Almanac - Monday 11/30/20
Today is Monday, the 30th of November of 2020...
It is the 335th day of the year
31 days remain until the end of the year.
21 days until winter begins
The sun rises at 7:06 am
and sunset will be at 4:51 pm.
Today we will have 9 hours and 45 minutes of daylight
The solar transit will be at 11:59 am.
The first high tide was at 12:16 am
The first low tide was at 4:45 am
and the next high tide will be at 10:46 am.
and the final low tide at Aquatic Park will be at 5:33 pm.
Next Moonset: Today, 7:20 am
The November Moon is called The Full Beaver Moon.
This was the time when beaver finished preparations for winter and retreated into their lodges.
It’s also called Deer Rutting Moon, the Digging/Scratching Moon, the Freezing Moon, the Frost Moon, and
the Whitefish Moon
Last Quarter Moon in 7 days on Monday the 7th of December of 2020 at 4:37 pm
Cities for Life Day
Computer Security Day
National Mason Jar Day
National Methamphetamine Awareness Day
National Mousse Day
National Personal Space Day
National Stay at Home Because You're Well Day
Perpetual Youth Day
Today is also…
Bonifacio Day in The Philippines
Commemoration Day The United Arab Emirates
Day to Mark the Departure and Expulsion of Jews from the Arab Countries and Iran in Israel
Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Barbados from the United Kingdom in 1966
Independence Day, celebrates the independence of South Yemen from the United Kingdom in 1967
National Day in Benin
Regina Mundi Day in South Africa
Saint Andrew's Day in Scotland
On this day in history…
1803 – The Balmis Expedition starts in Spain with the aim of vaccinating millions against smallpox in Spanish America and Philippines.
1872 – The first-ever international football match takes place at Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow, between Scotland and England.
1954 – In Sylacauga, Alabama, United States, the Hodges meteorite crashes through a roof and hits a woman taking an afternoon nap; this is the only documented case in the Western Hemisphere of a human being hit by a rock from space.
1982 – Michael Jackson's sixth solo studio album, Thriller, is released worldwide, ultimately to become the best-selling record album in history.
1995 – U.S. President Bill Clinton visits Northern Ireland and speaks in favor of the "Northern Ireland peace process" to a huge rally at Belfast City Hall ; he calls IRA fighters "yesterday's men".
1999 – In Seattle, United States, demonstrations against a World Trade Organization meeting by anti-globalization protesters catch police unprepared and force the cancellation of opening ceremonies.
1667 – Jonathan Swift, Irish satirist and essayist (d. 1745)
1670 – John Toland, Irish philosopher and author (d. 1722)
1835 – Mark Twain, American novelist, humorist, and critic (d. 1910)
1863 – Andrés Bonifacio, Filipino activist and politician, co-founded Katipunan (d. 1897)
1874 – Winston Churchill, English colonel, journalist, and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965)
1907 – Jacques Barzun, French-American historian and author (d. 2012)
1912 – Gordon Parks, American photographer and director (d. 2006)
1915 – Brownie McGhee, American folk-blues singer and guitarist (d. 1996)
1918 – Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., American actor (d. 2014)
1924 – Shirley Chisholm, American activist, educator and politician (d. 2005)
1924 – Allan Sherman, American actor, comedian, singer, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1973)
1927 – Robert Guillaume, American actor and singer (d. 2017)
1929 – Dick Clark, American television host and producer, founded Dick Clark Productions (d. 2012)
1930 – G. Gordon Liddy, American lawyer, radio host, television actor and criminal
1931 – Bill Walsh, American football player and coach (d. 2007)
1931 – Margot Zemach, American author and illustrator (d. 1989)
1936 – Abbie Hoffman, American activist and author, co-founded the Youth International Party (d. 1989)
1940 – Kevin Phillips, American journalist and author
1947 – David Mamet, American playwright, screenwriter, and director
1953 – Shuggie Otis, American singer-songwriter and musician
1953 – David Sancious, American rock and jazz keyboard player and guitarist
1955 – Billy Idol, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
1962 – Bo Jackson, American football and baseball player
1965 – Ben Stiller, American actor, director, producer and screenwriter
1975 – Mindy McCready, American singer-songwriter (d. 2013)
1978 – Clay Aiken, American singer