Almanac - Wednesday 5/26/21
Today is Wednesday, the 26th of May, 2021
It is the 146th day of the year
219 days remain until the end of the year
The sun rose at 5:51:49 am
and sunset will be at 8:22:53 pm.
We will have 14 hours and 31 minutes of daylight
Solar noon will be at 1:07:21 pm.
The first low tide will be at 6:00 am
The first high tide will be at 1:08 pm
The next low tide at 5:40 pm.
And the final high tide at Ocean Beach will be at 11:57 pm.
The Moon should be 100% visible, which means a Full Moon
But right now, early this morning, there is an eclipse, where the earth is blocking the sun’s light from the moon. It may appear to be reddish in color, hence the name, the Blood Moon.
The May Full Moon is called The Full Flower Moon.
According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, Flowers spring forth in abundance this month.
The moon is also called the:
Budding MoonEgg Laying MoonFrog MoonLeaf Budding MoonPlanting MoonMoon of Shedding Ponies
Last Quarter Moon in 7 days next Wednesday the 2nd of June of 2021 at 12:24 am
Today is also…
Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Guyana from the United Kingdom in 1966.
Mother's Day in Poland
National Sorry Day in Australia
1998 – The first "National Sorry Day" was held in Australia, and reconciliation events were held nationally, and attended by over a million people.
On this day in history…
1936 – In the House of Commons of Northern Ireland, Tommy Henderson begins speaking on the Appropriation bill. By the time he sits down in the early hours of the following morning, he had spoken for ten hours.
1937 – Walter Reuther and members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) clashed with Ford Motor Company security guards at the River Rouge Complex complex in Dearborn, Michigan, during the Battle of the Overpass.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1907 – John Wayne, American actor, director, and producer (d. 1979)
1920 – Peggy Lee, American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2002)
1940 – Levon Helm, American singer-songwriter, drummer, producer, and actor (d. 2012)
1946 – Mick Ronson, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer (d. 1993)
1949 – Pam Grier, American actress
1949 – Hank Williams Jr., American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1962 – Bobcat Goldthwait, American actor, director, and screenwriter
1964 – Lenny Kravitz, American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and actor
1966 – Zola Budd, South African runner
1971 – Matt Stone, American actor, animator, screenwriter, producer, and composer