Today is Tuesday, the 14th of September of 2021,
September 14 is the 257th day of the year
108 days remain until the end of the year.
8 days until autumn begins
The sun rose in San Francisco at 6:51:20 am
and sunset will be at 7:17:32 pm.
We will have 12 hours and 26 minutes of daylight today.
The solar transit will be at 1:04:26 pm.
The first high tide will be at 6:59 am at 4.48 feet
We’ll have a low tide at 11:27 am at 3.31 feet
and the final high tide at Ocean Beach will be at 5:25 pm at 6.11 feet
The Moon is currently 57.5% visible
Full Moon in 6 days on Monday the 20th of September of 2021 at 4:55 pm
Eat a Hoagie Day
National Ants on a Log Day
National Coloring Day
National Cream-Filled Donut Day
National Live Creative Day
National Quiet Day (UK)
Support Latino Business Day
The Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Today is also…
Engineer's Day (Romania)
Hindi Day (Hindi-speaking states of India)
Mobilized Servicemen Day (Ukraine)
San Jacinto Day (Nicaragua)
On this day in history….
1741 – George Frideric Handel completes his oratorio Messiah.
1984 – Joe Kittinger becomes the first person to fly a gas balloon alone across the Atlantic Ocean.
1985 – Penang Bridge, the longest bridge in Malaysia, connecting the island of Penang to the mainland, opens to traffic.
2000 – Microsoft releases Windows Me.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You get to share birthday cake with….
1737 – Michael Haydn, Austrian singer and composer (d. 1806)
1769 – Alexander von Humboldt, German geographer and explorer (d. 1859)
1804 – John Gould, English ornithologist and illustrator (d. 1881)
1843 – Lola Rodríguez de Tió, Puerto Rican poet, abolitionist, and women's rights activist (d. 1924)
1867 – Charles Dana Gibson, American illustrator (d. 1944)
1879 – Margaret Sanger, American nurse and activist (d. 1966)
1886 – Jan Masaryk, Czech soldier and politician, Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1948)
1898 – Lawrence Gellert, Hungarian-American musicologist and song collector (d. 1979)
1917 – Rudolf Baumgartner, Swiss violinist and conductor (d. 2002)
1922 – Frances Bergen, American model and actress (d. 2006)
1928 – Alberto Korda, Cuban photographer (d. 2001)
1929 – Larry Collins, American-French journalist, historian, and author (d. 2005)
1934 – Kate Millett, American author and activist (d. 2017)
1942 – Oliver Lake, American saxophonist, flute player, and composer
1948 – Marc Reisner, American environmentalist and author (d. 2000)
1949 – Fred "Sonic" Smith, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 1994)
1958 – Beth Nielsen Chapman, American singer-songwriter
1965 – Dmitry Medvedev, Russian lawyer and politician, 3rd President of Russia
1983 – Amy Winehouse, English singer-songwriter (d. 2011)