Today is Monday, the 7th of June of 2021
It is the 158th day of the year
207 days remain until the end of the year
13 days until summer begins
The sun rose at 5:47:39 am
and the sun sets at 8:30:34 pm.
We will have 14 hours and 42 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 1:09:06 pm.
The first low tide will be at 4:10 am at zero point zero five feet
and the next low tide at 3:30 pm at 2.36 feet
The first high tide will be at 10:43 am at 4.22
and the next high tide at 9:34 pm at 5.97 feet
New Moon in 3 days Thursday 10th of June of 2021 at 3:53 am
Also an Annular Solar Eclipse
New Moon in 3 days on Thursday the 10th of June of 2021 at 3:53 am
Also, an Annular Solar Eclipse
Daniel Boone Day
June Bug Day
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
Trial Technology Day
Today is also….
Battle of Arica Day in Arica y Parinacota Region, Chile
Flag Day in Peru
Journalist Day in Argentina
Anniversary of the Memorandum of the Slovak Nation in Slovakia
Birthday of Prince Joachim in Denmark
Sette Giugno in Malta
Union Dissolution Day also known as Independence Day of Norway
…on this day in history…
1862 – The United States and the United Kingdom agree in the Lyons–Seward Treaty to suppress the African slave trade.
1892 – Homer Plessy is arrested for refusing to leave his seat in the "whites-only" car of a train; he lost the resulting court case, Plessy v. Ferguson.
1899 – American Temperance crusader Carrie Nation begins her campaign of vandalizing alcohol-serving establishments by destroying the inventory in a saloon in Kiowa, Kansas.
1946 – The United Kingdom's BBC returns to broadcasting its television service, which has been off air for seven years because of the Second World War.
1955 – Lux Radio Theatre signs off the air permanently. The show launched in New York in 1934, and featured radio adaptations of Broadway shows and popular films.
1965 – The Supreme Court of the United States hands down its decision in Griswold v. Connecticut, prohibiting the states from criminalizing the use of contraception by married couples.
1967 – Six-Day War: Israeli soldiers enter Jerusalem.
1977 – Five hundred million people watch the high day of the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II begin on television.
1981 – The Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq's Osiraq nuclear reactor during Operation Opera.
1982 – Priscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public; the bathroom where Elvis Presley died five years earlier is kept off-limits.
1991 – Mount Pinatubo erupts, generating an ash column 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) high.
…and if today is your birthday, happy birthday to you! You share this special day with….
1778 – Beau Brummell, English cricketer and fashion designer (d. 1840)
1848 – Paul Gauguin, French painter and sculptor (d. 1903)
1896 – Imre Nagy, Hungarian soldier and politician, 44th Prime Minister of Hungary (d. 1958)
1897 – George Szell, Hungarian-American conductor and composer (d. 1970)
1909 – Virginia Apgar, American anesthesiologist and pediatrician, developed the Apgar test (d. 1974)
1909 – Peter W. Rodino, American captain, lawyer, and politician (d. 2005)
1909 – Jessica Tandy, English-American actress (d. 1994)
1917 – Gwendolyn Brooks, American poet (d. 2000)
1917 – Dean Martin, American singer, actor, and producer (d. 1995)
1940 – Tom Jones, Welsh singer and actor
1944 – Clarence White, American guitarist and singer (d. 1973)
1952 – Liam Neeson, Irish-American actor
1952 – Orhan Pamuk, Turkish-American novelist, screenwriter, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1954 – Louise Erdrich, American novelist and poet
1958 – Prince, American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and actor (d. 2016)
1959 – Mike Pence, 48th Vice President of the United States, 50th Governor of Indiana
1978 – Bill Hader, Two-time Emmy winning American actor, comedian, and screenwriter
1981 – Anna Kournikova, Russian tennis player