Almanac - Friday 4/9/21
Today is Friday, the 9th of April of 2021,
It is the 99th day of the year
266 days remain until the end of the year.
The sun rose at 6:41 am
and the sun sets tonight at 7:42 pm.
Today we will have 13 hours of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:11 pm.
The first low tide will be at 4:09 am
The first high tide will be at 9:57 am
The next low tide at 4:15 pm.
and the next high tide at 10:45 pm
The Moon is 6.6%
We’ll have a New Moon in 3 days on Sunday 11th of April of 2021 at 7:31 pm
Today is also…
Day of the Finnish Language in Finland
Vimy Ridge Day in Canada
On this day in history….
1784 – The Treaty of Paris, ratified by the United States Congress on January 14, 1784, is ratified by King George III of the Kingdom of Great Britain, ending the American Revolutionary War. Copies of the ratified documents are exchanged on May 12, 1784.
1947 – The Journey of Reconciliation, the first interracial Freedom Ride begins through the upper South in violation of Jim Crow laws. The riders wanted enforcement of the United States Supreme Court's 1946 Irene Morgan decision that banned racial segregation in interstate travel.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1898 – Paul Robeson, American singer, actor, and activist (d. 1976)
1906 – Antal Doráti, Hungarian-American conductor and composer (d. 1988)
1910 – Abraham A. Ribicoff, American lawyer and politician, 4th United States Secretary of Health and Human Services (d. 1998)
1921 – Mary Jackson, African-American mathematician and aerospace engineer (d. 2005)
1928 – Tom Lehrer, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and mathematician
1932 – Carl Perkins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1998)
1937 – Marty Krofft, Canadian screenwriter and producer
1953 – Hal Ketchum, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2020)
1963 – Joe Scarborough, American journalist, lawyer, and politician
2001- Athul Suresh N , A Wikipedia Editor