Today is Hank Aaron's birthday...
Today is Friday, the 5th of February of 2021...
February 5 is the 36th day of the year
329 days remain until the end of the year
43 days until spring begins
The sun rises at 7:10 am
and sunset will be at 5:48 pm.
Today we will have 10 hours and 38 minutes of sun.
The solar transit will be at 12:24 pm.
the first high tide will be at 5:32 am
The first low tide will be at 12:22 pm
The next high tide at 7:29 pm.
and the final low tide at Aquatic Park in San Francisco will be at 11:51 pm.
The Moon is 41.1% visible; a Waning Crescent
New Moon in 6 days on Thursday the 11th of February of 2021 at 11:06 am
Bubble Gum Day
California Western Monarch Day
Give Kids a Smile Day
Move Hollywood and Broadway to Lebanon, Pennsylvania Day
National Chocolate Fondue Day
National Fart Day
National Shower with a Friend Day
National Wear Red Day
National Weatherperson's Day
World Nutella Day
Today is also…
Constitution Day in Mexico
Crown Princess Mary's birthday in Denmark
Kashmir Solidarity Day in Pakistan
Liberation Day in San Marino
Runeberg's Birthday in Finland
Unity Day in Burundi
On this day in Black History…
Feb. 5, 1866 –
Congressman Thaddeus Stevens offered an amendment to Freedmen's Bureau Bill authorizing the distribution of public land and confiscated First land to freedmen and loyal refugees in 40- acre lots.
Born on this day, February 5, 1934 – Hank Aaron
One of America’s greatest baseball players, Henry Louis “Hank Aaron” was born February 5, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama. The baseball Hall of Famer held the Major League Baseball record 33 years with 755 career home runs.
Feb. 5, 1958 - Clifton R. Wharton Sr. confirmed as minister to Rumania. This career diplomat was the first Black to head a U.S. embassy in Europe.
Feb. 5, 1962 - Suit seeking to bar Englewood, N.J., from maintaining "racial segregated" elementary schools filed in U.S. District Court.
Also on this day in history…
1907 – Belgian chemist Leo Baekeland announces the creation of Bakelite, the world's first synthetic plastic.
1919 – Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D. W. Griffith launch United Artists.
1924 – The Royal Greenwich Observatory begins broadcasting the hourly time signals known as the Greenwich Time Signal.
2019 – Pope Francis becomes the first Pope in history to visit and perform papal mass in the Arabian Peninsula during his visit to Abu Dhabi.
2020 – United States President Donald Trump is acquitted by the United States Senate in his first impeachment trial.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with….
1900 – Adlai Stevenson II, American soldier, politician, and diplomat, 5th United States Ambassador to the United Nations (d. 1965)
1906 – John Carradine, American actor (d. 1988)
1911 – Jussi Björling, Swedish tenor (d. 1960)
1914 – William S. Burroughs, American novelist, short story writer, and essayist (d. 1997)
1914 – Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, English physiologist, biophysicist, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
1915 – Robert Hofstadter, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1990)
1919 – Red Buttons, American actor (d. 2006)
1919 – Andreas Papandreou, Greek economist and politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1996)
1934 – Hank Aaron, American baseball player (d. 2021)
1944 – Al Kooper, American singer-songwriter and producer
1948 – Christopher Guest, American actor and director
1948 – Barbara Hershey, American actress
1962 – Jennifer Jason Leigh, American actress, screenwriter, producer and director
1976 – Abhishek Bachchan, Indian actor
1987 – Darren Criss, American actor, singer, and entrepreneur