Almanac - Tuesday 12/29/20
It's a full cold moon today...
Today is Tuesday, the 29th of December of 2020...
December 29 is the 364th day of the year.
Two days remain until the end of the year.
The sun rises at 7:25 am
and sunset will be at 5:00 pm.
Today we will have 9 hours and 35 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 12:13 pm.
The first low tide was at 4:12 am
The next high tide will be at 10:22 am.
and the next low tide at 5:16 pm.
Full Moon today at 7:28 pm
This is the month when the winter cold fastens its grip and the nights become long and dark.
• Drift Clearing Moon
• Frost Exploding Trees Moon
• Hoar Frost Moon
• Little Spirit Moon
• Long Night Moon
• Mid-winter Moon
• Moon of the Popping Trees
• Moon When the Deer Shed Their Antlers
• Snow Moon
• Winter Maker Moon
Today is also…
The fifth day of Christmas (Five Golden Rings)
The fourth day of Kwanzaa
…on this day in history…
1916 – A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the first novel by James Joyce, was first published as a book by an American publishing house B. W. Huebschis after it had been serialized in The Egoist (1914–15).
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You get to share birthday cake with…
1914 – Billy Tipton, American pianist and saxophonist (d. 1989)
1938 – Jon Voight, American actor and producer
1943 – Molly Bang, American author and illustrator
1943 – Rick Danko, Canadian singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer (d. 1999)
1947 – Ted Danson, American actor and producer
1959 – Paula Poundstone, American comedian and author