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Almanac - Monday 6/7/21

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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

Today is….

Daniel Boone Day

June Bug Day

National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

Trial Technology Day

VCR 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.

1892Homer 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.

1955Lux 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.

1967Six-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.

1982Priscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public; the bathroom where Elvis Presley died five years earlier is kept off-limits.

1991Mount 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….

1778Beau Brummell, English cricketer and fashion designer (d. 1840)

1848Paul Gauguin, French painter and sculptor (d. 1903)

1896 – Imre Nagy, Hungarian soldier and politician, 44th Prime Minister of Hungary (d. 1958)

1897George Szell, Hungarian-American conductor and composer (d. 1970)

1909Virginia 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)

1917Gwendolyn Brooks, American poet (d. 2000)

1917 – Dean Martin, American singer, actor, and producer (d. 1995)

1940Tom Jones, Welsh singer and actor

1944Clarence White, American guitarist and singer (d. 1973)

1952Liam Neeson, Irish-American actor

1952 – Orhan Pamuk, Turkish-American novelist, screenwriter, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate

1954Louise Erdrich, American novelist and poet

1958Prince, American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and actor (d. 2016)

1959Mike Pence, 48th Vice President of the United States, 50th Governor of Indiana

1978Bill Hader, Two-time Emmy winning American actor, comedian, and screenwriter

1981Anna Kournikova, Russian tennis player