Almanac - Monday 6/28/21
Today is Monday, the 28th of June, 2021,
June 28 is the 179th day of the year
186 days remain until the end of the year.
In common years it is always in ISO week 26.
The sun rose in San Francisco at 5:50:29 am
and the sun sets tonight at 8:36:01 pm.
We will have 14 hours and 45 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:13:15 pm.
The first high tide was at 1:21 am at 6.17 feet
The first low tide will be at 8:28 am
at minus zero point nine-eight feet
The next high tide at 3:37 pm
at 5.25 feet
and the final low tide at Ocean Beach
will be at 8:50 pm at 2.84 feet
The Moon is currently 82.2% visible
We’ll have the Last Quarter Moon in 3 days on Thursday the 1st of July of 2021 at 2:11 pm
International Body Piercing Day
Please Take My Children to Work Day
Today is also…
Vardavar; celebrated on the 14th weeks after Easter in Armenia
Vidovdan, celebrating St. Vitus and an important day in Serbian history. in the Eastern Orthodox Church
Poznań Remembrance Day in Poland
Tau Day, a day similar to Pi Day celebrating the number Tau, which is equivalent to 2*Pi.
On this day in history…
1838 – Coronation of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.
1859 – The first conformation dog show is held in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
1880 – Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is captured at Glenrowan.
1894 – Labor Day becomes an official US holiday.
1964 – Malcolm X forms the Organization of Afro-American Unity.
1969 – Stonewall riots begin in New York City, marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement.
1973 – Elections are held for the Northern Ireland Assembly, which will lead to power-sharing between unionists and nationalists in Northern Ireland for the first time.
1978 – The United States Supreme Court, in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke bars quota systems in college admissions.
1997 – Holyfield–Tyson II: Mike Tyson is disqualified in the third round for biting a piece off Evander Holyfield's ear.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1577 – Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish painter and diplomat (d. 1640)
1902 – Richard Rodgers, American playwright and composer (d. 1979)
1926 – Mel Brooks, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1932 – Pat Morita, American actor (d. 2005)
1938 – John Byner, American actor and comedian
1938 – Leon Panetta, American lawyer and politician, 23rd United States Secretary of Defense
1946 – Gilda Radner, American actress and comedian (d. 1989)
1948 – Kathy Bates, American actress
1966 – John Cusack, American actor and screenwriter
1966 – Mary Stuart Masterson, American actress
1971 – Elon Musk, South African-born American entrepreneur