Today is Friday, the 25th of June of 2021,
June 25 is the 176th day of the year
189 days remain until the end of the year.
89 days until autumn begins
The sun will rise in San Francisco at 5:49:22 am
and sunset will be at 8:36:00 pm.
We will have 14 hours and 46 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 1:12:41 pm.
The first low tide will be at 6:03 am
The first high tide of the day will be at 1:11 pm
at 5.11 feet.
The next low tide at 5:44 pm
at 2.98 feet
and the final high tide at Ocean Beach in San Francisco will be tonight at 11:38 pm
at 6.99 feet
The Moon is 99.1% visible
It’s now a Waning Gibbous
Last Quarter Moon in 6 days Thursday 1st of July of 2021 at 2:11 pm
Color TV Day
Day of the Seafarer
Global Beatles Day
National Catfish Day
National Food Truck Day
National Police Community Cooperative Day
National Strawberry Parfait Day
Take Your Dog to Work Day
Today is also…
Arbor Day in The Philippines
Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Mozambique from Portugal in 1975.
Statehood Day in Slovenia
Statehood Day in Virginia
Teacher's Day in Guatemala
World Vitiligo Day (vit-ih-LIE-go)
On this day in history…
1678 – Venetian Elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy when she graduates from the University of Padua.
1848 – A photograph of the June Days uprising becomes the first known instance of photojournalism.
1910 – Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird is premiered in Paris, bringing him to prominence as a composer.
1944 – The final page of the comic Krazy Kat is published, exactly two months after its author George Herriman died.
1947 – The Diary of a Young Girl (better known as The Diary of Anne Frank) is published.
1978 – The rainbow flag representing gay pride is flown for the first time during the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade.
1981 – Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.
1993 – Kim Campbell is sworn in as the first female Prime Minister of Canada.
…and if today is your birthday, happy birthday to you! You share this special day with…
1852 – Antoni Gaudí, Spanish architect, designed the Park Güell (d. 1926)
1903 – George Orwell, British novelist, essayist, and critic (d. 1950)
1925 – Clifton Chenier, American singer-songwriter and accordion player (d. 1987)
1925 – June Lockhart, American actress
1928 – Peyo, Belgian author and illustrator, created The Smurfs (d. 1992)
1929 – Eric Carle, American author and illustrator (d. 2021)
1931 – V. P. Singh, Indian lawyer and politician, 7th Prime Minister of India (d. 2008)
1935 – Larry Kramer, American author, playwright, and activist, co-founded Gay Men's Health Crisis (d. 2020)
1946 – Roméo Dallaire, Dutch-Canadian general and politician
1954 – Sonia Sotomayor, American lawyer and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
1956 – Anthony Bourdain, American chef and author (d. 2018)
1961 – Ricky Gervais, English comedian, actor, director, producer and singer
1963 – Yann Martel, Spanish-Canadian author
1963 – George Michael, English singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2016)
1970 – Ariel Gore, American journalist and author